First Grade Team Members
Ms. Holly Bazzle
Mrs. LAcey Clarke
Mrs. Stephanie Driver
Ms. Ashley Lehman
Ms. Holly Bazzle, First Grade Teacher
Ms. Bazzle attended Broadway High School from 1989-1993. She then went on to Bridgewater College, where she majored in Psychology and graduated in 1997.
1999-2000 Kindergarten Teacher at Fulks Run Elementary
2000-2001 Kindergarten Teacher at John C. Myers
2001-current First Grade Teacher at John C. Myers
Ms. Bazzle's favorite quote is, “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -- Maya Angelou
Mrs. Lacey Clarke, Kindergarten Teacher
Mrs. Clarke is a local graduate of Turner Ashby High School. Upon completion of high school she went on to major in Liberal Studies/Education at Bridgewater College. She recently completed requirements to receive her masters in Reading Education.
Mrs. Clarke begin her career at John C. Myers Elementary in the Fall of 2008, where she has taught Kindergarten and has loved her job ever since.
Her favorite Quote is, " "Children will not remember you for the material things that you provided, but for the feeling that you cherished them."
Mrs. Stephanie Driver, First Grade Teacher
Mrs. Driver is a 1994 graduate of Broadway High School. Upon graduation she attended Eastern Mennonite University were she received her degree in Business Administration. Her first career was a floral designer at Evergreen Florist in Broadway, Virginia. While volunteering she realized how much she loved teaching so she decided go back to school and fulfill the requirements to become a teacher. In 2012 she completed those requirements through Mary Baldwin College. In the Fall of 2012 she started her teaching career here at John C. Myers as a first grade teacher. She loves warm weather, beaches, and spending time with her two daughters, Jordan and Taylor and husband Chip. She lives life by three simple words, "Try your best".
Ms. Ashley Lehman, First Grade Teacher
Ms. Lehman attended Broadway High School and graduated in 2008. She then went away to Nashville, TN for college and attended Lipscomb University for four years, majoring in Elementary Education K-6. She joined the John C. Myers team in the fall of 2012.
Ms. Lehman's favorite quote is, "If you can't explain it to a six-year-old, you don't understand it yourself." - Albert Einstein. She says, "It challenges me to continually try to expand my own knowledge, because first graders do ask some of the hardest and most thought-provoking questions."
Ms. Lehman's two favorite hobbies are reading and anything that has to do with tea. She also enjoys running and training for races around the area. In the fall, she is the assistant cross country coach at Broadway High School.