Mrs. Jessica Compton, Admissions | Public Speaking Teacher | Middle School Tennis Coach

B.A., Communication Studies, University of Virginia's College at Wise

M.S., Corporate and Professional Communication, Radford University

Mrs. Compton has 11 years of teaching experience, with four of those being at Sullins. Her hobbies include playing tennis, watching football, and spending time with friends and family.  

"I teach because I love to watch a person learn, improve, and become more confident. I find joy in celebrating each student's individual accomplishments. I teach at Sullins because middle school is a prime age for students to polish their speaking skills. Strong oral communication skills are vital to a student's success in higher education. Sullins Academy provides unique speaking opportunities for our students."


Mr. Scott Hopkins, Social Studies | Science

B.A., History, East Tennessee State University

M.A., Educational Leadership, Union College

Mr. Hopkins has 18 years of teaching experience, with this being his second year at Sullins. His hobbies include reading, playing sports, and sport card collecting.  

"I am a fourth generation educator. Education is a passion for me, and I enjoy passing that enthusiasm to my students. I teach at Sullins for the academic freedom to teach in a variety of different methods to meet each learners' needs."


Mrs. Amy Morris, English

A.A.S., Virginia Highlands Community College
B.S., Early and Middle Education, Radford University
M.S., Reading Specialist, Radford University

Mrs. Morris has taught for 26 years, with 15 of them at Sullins Academy. Mrs. Morris is married to Ben Morris. Her children both attended Sullins; 
Blakeleigh is living and working in St. Louis as a TA for West High School. She is also the head girls' swim coach for South High School and is currently working on her teaching credentials. Kane is a freshman at the University of Tennessee and is pursuing a degree in Kinesiology.  

Mrs. Morris enjoys reading, watching sports, playing with her dogs, and being with friends and family.

“I teach because I have always loved learning. I love that everyday is different and challenging. Those moments when a student ‘gets it’ are the best. I teach at Sullins because we are a family, and I can be the teacher I want to be!”


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Located in Bristol VA, Sullins Academy develops students in grades PS-8 into

confident, lifelong learners who have the academic, character, and leadership skills to succeed in high school and beyond.


22218 Sullins Academy Bristol, VA 24202

phone 276.669.4101   fax 276.669.4294

email info@sullinsacademy.org

Sullins Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, or any other legally protected status in the administration of its educational, admission, financial aid or employment policies, or any other programs administered by the School.

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