Mr. Lavender has been teaching for 17 years. This is his 4th year teaching at Piedmont High School. Mr. Lavender graduated from JSU in 2004 with an BSEd in Mathematics Education. He continued his education at JSU and receive his MS in Mathematics in 2008. Mr. Lavender enjoys many outdoor activities including hunting and fishing. He also enjoys athletics and competes in running events ranging from 5 kilometer races to 50 mile races.