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McKenzie Spurlin

Miss McKenzie Spurlin is a fifth grade teacher at BIS.  Miss Spurlin graduated from Boaz High School in 2010.  From there, she attended Snead State Community College and graduated with an associate degree in general studies.  After Snead, she attended Jacksonville State University and graduated with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education.  Miss Spurlin began her teaching career in 2015 as a Pre-K teacher in Gadsden City Schools.  In 2017, she moved back to her hometown and began teaching fifth grade math and science at BIS.  Miss Spurlin loves teaching her awesome fifth graders!

In June 2020, Miss Spurlin will be getting married to Dale Benefield.  She will have a wonderful step-daughter named Taylor.  Taylor is a sixth grader at Sardis Middle School.  Miss Spurlin has a Shih-Tzu named Dax who loves playing outside and taking long naps.  Miss Spurlin loves spending time with her famiy, crafting, and shopping.  She can't wait for the memories, laughs, and learning that she will share with your child this school year.