Degrees and Certifications:
Associate of Fine Arts from Young Harris College Bachelor of Music from Georgia Southern University Masters & Specialist Degree from Walden University Certified Music Education K-12 & Early Childhood
Mrs. Gina Brooks Royal
Gina Royal graduated with honors from Fitzgerald High School in 1988. She then attended Young Harris College on a music scholarship and received her Associate Degree in Fine Arts. After Young Harris, she attended Gerogia Southern University on a music scholarship as well and received her Bachelor of Music Degree (Music Education with an emphasis in Voice). She began teaching at Len Lastinger Elementary in Tifton, GA. In the fall of 1993, she became the music teacher at Fitzgerald Elementary. A few years later, she chose to move to Ben Hill Primary, where she has been teaching music ever since. She is certified K-12 Music Education, as well as certified in Early Childhood. She loves teaching at Ben Hill Primary. She was named Ben Hill Primary Teacher of the Year in 2013. Mrs. Royal is married to Andy Royal. She has four children: Emily, Brooks, Annlyn, and A.J. She loves to sing and dance. She is a active member of Sturgeon Creek Primitive Baptist Church.