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Mr. James Stitt
Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, James Stitt spent his formative years in Virginia when his family moved when he was young. He is a graduate of George Wythe High School, holds two degrees, attending Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Radford University. He holds a youth soccer coaching lisense with the United States Soccer Federation and is an avid supporter of the beautiful game. Prior to moving to Marion, South Carolina and ultimately Palmetto Middle School, Stitt was a member of the adjunct faculty at WCC/Old Dominion University where he was also the Head Coach of the Men's Soccer Program.
During the course of the summer of 2020 Mr. Stitt was hired as a Teacher Consultant by Clemson University's Upstate Writing Project. Stitt is also currently enrolled in Clemson University's Graduate School for a M.Ed. in Literacy.
This is Mr. Stitt's 7th year at Palmetto Middle School where he functions as Palmetto's Master Teacher, English Language Arts Department Chair, & 7th Grade team leader. He also facilitates the Creative Writers Guild and sponsors both the Christmas Canned Food Drive and the Purple Bulldog Poetry Contest. Mr. Stitt also proudly serves as a mentor/advisor with Palmetto Middle School's Distinguished Gentlemen Initiatitive.
As an English Language Arts teacher it is Mr. Stitt's desire that all students might devlope a true love of the written word and not only become successful and capable readers, but skilled and articulate writers as well!