Meet Professor, Dr. Jill Abernathy. Jill has lived in the community for 13 years and says “I learned in a short time that it’s one of the most embracing communities in which I have ever lived. The people really do care about you.” She says she is incredibly impressed with the higher education systems surrounding us.
One of the questions we asked Jill was, what piece of advice would you give to a crowd of people? She said something that we think is focused towards her passion for being an educator and love for her community– “Together we can achieve the impossible, but we all have to be willing to work together; to achieve the goal we have to put the goal ahead of ourselves.”
Q: Who is the most interesting person you’ve met here?
A: “I have a lot of respect for Dr. Bill Charles.”
Q: If you could travel anywhere right now, where would you go?
A: “Italy, it’s a place on my bucket list.”
Q: What is your favorite social outing in this area?
A: “College football games. They attract all of the community; every age group. I enjoy going out on Lake Lanier, too. I really have been blessed with incredible new friends here.”
Q: What is your favorite movie?
A: Gone with the Wind.
Q: When have you felt the most satisfied in your life?
A: “Right now, as our family is starting to grow.”
Q: Who are some of your favorite musicians?
A: Old Michael Jackson, All Sons and Daughters, and Mark Wills.
Q: What is your favorite thing about our community?
A: “The diversity in the people, what you’re able to see and experience, and all the acceptance.”