Dr. Buford Tyrone Kellogg
Principal ~ Ware County High School
Email: tyrone.kellogg@ware.k12.ga.us

Dr. Buford Tyrone Kellogg is a graduate of Paine College and Jacksonville State University. He earned his Doctorial Degree from Argosy University. Dr. Kellogg has served more than 30 years in education as a Teacher, Coach and as an Administrator. He believes in being a servant leader and understands the importance of focusing on growth of students and teachers in moving schools forward. Dr. Kellogg is originally from Cordele, Georgia, and in his spare time he enjoys reading, traveling and playing Madden.
Chiquita Thebaud
Assistant Principal ~ Instruction
Email: chiquita.thebaud@ware.k12.ga.us

Mrs. Thebaud is a graduate of Albany State University, Troy University, and Liberty University. She has served 20 years at Ware County High School as both a teacher and an administrator. Mrs. Thebaud’s philosophy of education is a quote by Rita Pierson, “Every child deserves a champion—an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.” She strives to be a champion daily for the students in Ware County. Mrs. Thebaud is originally from Homerville, Georgia. She is married to Peleg and has two amazing children: Kourtney and Jayden. She enjoys reading, listening to music, sports, and spending time with family and friends.
Peggy Jones
Assistant Principal ~ 9th Grade
Email:  peggyjones@ware.k12.ga.us

Mrs. Peggy Jones is a graduate of Georgia Southern University, Troy University and Kennesaw State University. She has 17 years of experience as an educator in Ware County, serving as a lead math teacher at Waycross Middle School and Ware County High School. Mrs. Jones was born and raised in Waycross, Georgia by her parents Tommy and Linda Lovett. Mrs. Jones is married to Jeff Jones, and they reside in Waycross. Mrs. Jones has two children: Laban Faulk, 2015 WCHS graduate, and Jade Buchanan (married to Ethan Buchanan), 2018 WCHS graduate. She is also blessed with one precious grandchild: Kace Buchanan. Mr. and Mrs. Jones love spending their time traveling, exercising, attending sporting events, and taking care of their fur babies.
Justin Jury
Assistant Principal ~ 10th Grade
Email: justin.jury@ware.k12.ga.us

Mr. Justin Jury obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree with a major in Accounting from Valdosta State University. He also completed an MBA degree program at the University of West Georgia. He completed the SETWEB program at the University of Georgia to obtain his educator's certificate. Mr. Jury obtained an Education Specialist degree in Educational Leadership through Valdosta State University. Mr. Jury has served as a special education teacher, general education teacher, coach, special education coordinator and administrator. He has served 16 years in education and he has been in the Ware County system since 2016. He will be serving as our Special Education Coordinator and an Assistant Principal this school year. Mr. Jury has been married to Ashley for 12 years and they have 2 beautiful children, Jade (7) and Ryker (5).
Courtney Brown
Assistant Principal ~ 11th Grade
Email: courtney.brown@ware.k12.ga.us

Ms. Brown graduated from Paine College and Albany State University. She is scheduled to begin work in the Fall on her Education Specialist Degree at Georgia College and State University. Ms. Brown is entering her 21st year in education. She served thirteen years as a high school math teacher and the remaining seven as an Instructional Coach and Teacher Development Specialist. This is her first year as an Assistant Principal. Ms. Brown has three adult children (Corey Lance, Cassidy Lynn and Cody Lawrence) and five grands (Takya, McKenzie, Kingston, Corey Jr. and Colton). She enjoys reading and spending time with family.
Matt Collins
Assistant Principal ~ 12th Grade
Email: carlton.collins@ware.k12.ga.us

Carlton Matthew “Matt” Collins has been at Ware County High School since 2007 serving as a special education teacher. Matt went to South Georgia College to earn his Associate’s Degree in Education, Georgia Southern University where he obtained his Bachelor’s of Science in Special Education, Troy University where he obtained his Master’s of Science in Education, and Liberty University where he obtained his Educational Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Matt has served as a coach for Ware County wrestling, track and field, and football since 2007. He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Katie Collins, for fourteen years, and they have been blessed with two boys, Walker and Wesley. Matt is excited to serve as Assistant Principal and Athletic Director at Ware County High School. 
Mary Alice Aldridge
Instructional Coach


Mrs. Mary Alice Aldridge graduated from Ware County High School in 1980. She completed an Associate of Arts Degree in Psychology from Waycross College (South Georgia State College at Waycross) in 1982. She is married to Victor Aldridge, a Pierce County native. Together they have loved agriculture and building a commercial row-drop farming business over the past 34 years. They have three children: Nick Aldridge (wife Tess Tanner Aldridge, daughters Preslie and Addie) and Jarred Aldridge (wife Roxanne White Aldridge, daughter Lexie) and one daughter, Maisie Aldridge Stewart (husband Daniel Stewart). She most enjoys spending time with her husband, children, their spouses and her grandchildren.In December of 1982, Ms. Aldridge completed a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Valdosta State College. In 2002 she completed a Master of Arts Degree from Central Michigan University in Education with an Emphasis in Adult Education.Mrs. Aldridge taught elementary school for eleven years at Waresboro Elementary from 1993 – 2004. Upon adding on secondary broad-field Social Studies certification, in the fall of 2005, she transferred to Ware County High School and began teaching ninth grade social studies. While at Ware County High School she has: completed the Gifted Endorsement, piloted the Ware County High School Leadership Class (a service learning course) from its inception (2007) through 2014, served as Anchor Club advisor (2008-2014), filled department chair position, taught World Geography, US History, Honor’s US History, World History, Advanced Content World History and Advanced Placement World History. Her passion in the classroom was Advanced Placement World History because of her love of the challenge that students are willing to take in order to succeed in the course and with the fact that course content allows students to expand knowledge which will be a basis for day to day life events.