The Heart of Georgia RESA staff members would like to extend deepest sympathies to Mrs. June Lewis and her family. Mrs. June Lewis's husband, Mr. Vernon Lewis, passed away on Thursday morning while in the hospital. Please keep this dear family in your thoughts and prayers. Mrs. Lewis worked for the Heart of Georgia RESA for many years as a consultant and now works as an independent contractor with us. She and Mr. Vernon were inseparable and loved trip adventures, camping, and fishing. Her email address is for those who would like to contact her. Mr. Vernon will be at Vaughn's Funeral Home in McRae.


Congratulations to Dr. Terrie Young and Mrs. Joanna Mock on their retirements.  Dr. Young has been a dedicated GLRS Director, and Mrs. Mock has been a devoted Heartland Academy Director.  We wish them the best as their next chapters are created.  They have impacted many leaders, teachers, other staff, and  students in their educational journeys. A special thanks to both of them for the strong work ethics, positive attitudes, and professionalism that they have contributed to the organization. Best wishes for the future.


Congratulations to the 2021 Regional Positive Athlete Winners from the Heart of Georgia RESA area.

Greyson Clark, West Laurens High School, Boys' Multi-Sport

Lucy Wiegert, Bleckley County High School. Girls' Golf

Ashli Reed, East Laurens High School, Girls' Multi-Sport

Dreon Jackson, Montgomery County High School, Boys' Basketball

Ava Roland, Dodge County High School, Softball

Davis Brinson, Treutlen County High School, Boys' Coach

Jamie Norris, Telfair County High School, Boys' Cross Country

Gracelynn Williams, Dublin High School, Girls' Tennis

The Heart of Georgia RESA staff members would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Dr. Anthony "JaRoy" Stuckey Family. Our hearts are heavy because we have lost a precious family which was part of our HGRESA community.  Dr. Stuckey frequently participated in HGRESA sponsored events. He was always positive, optimistic, supportive, focused, kind, patient, respectful, and caring. Those who knew him were positively impacted by his professional demeanor and his analytical insights. He loved his faith, his family, his staff, his students, and he lived life to the fullest accomplishing so much while so young in his life. The HGRESA area was blessed that he chose our area to share his gifts. Our prayers are with his family, his church family, and his school family.  A video that he created in 2019 shows the love and appreciation that filled his heart. May we all seek to be humble, kind, grateful, and thankful as we "grow up through life." 

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The Heart of Georgia RESA "Family" members express their deepest sympathy to the family of Mrs. Glenda Kinchen. Mrs. Kinchen was a long-time member of the team and served as an Assistant Bookkeeper. She was a dedicated, kind, hard-working, thoughtful professional. She shared her gifts of faith, upbeat spirit, kindness, sweet words, and delicious food with all she met. She is missed. Her obituary can be found at: