Brandi Walker is teaching first grade at the Academy. Her family hometown is neighboring Hazel Green, Alabama. Mrs. Walker received her B.S. in Elementary Education from Athens State University. Prior to joining the Academy, Mrs. Walker was a teacher at Hampton Cove Christian Academy and Challenger Elementary. She is also an entrepreneur/owner of a local gift shop Initial Here Gifts at Mint Julep Market. She and her husband, Richie, have been married for over 21 years and have three children: Hunter, Emma Claire and Tate. She enjoys working out, crafting, baking, and watching her kids play sports. Brandi is a runner and has competed in nine half-marathons. She and her family attend Rivertree Church where she teaches kindergarten and first grade Sunday School. Her favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4:6.