Mrs. Bennefield graduated from Brewer High School in 1989. She graduated from the University of Alabama in 1993 with a Bachelor's of Science in Secondary Education with a concentration in math. She earned her Master's degree in Library Education Media from Alabama State University in 2006. Mrs. Bennefield has taught in 6 different systems over the years. She has been teaching at PHS since 2017. She is married to Coach Mike Bennefield, a fellow educator who has retired from teaching in Alabama and is currently teaching in Georgia. They have 3 children, Mitchell, Micah, and Addison. Mitchell graduated from Piedmont in 2015 and UAB in 2019 with a degree in secondary education. Micah graduated from Piedmont in 2018 and currently serves as an Infantryman in the National Guard. Addison is a currently a student at Piedmont. She is a company member at The Alabama Christian Dance Theatre in Jacksonville.