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Mr. Jon McGowan
My name is Jon McGowan and I am beginning my fifth year at South Smiths Station Elementary School. I have previously taught 3rd grade, 4th grade, and special education at East Smiths Station Elementary. I have also spent time at Smiths Station High School and at Sanford Middle School in Beauregard. I am proud to say that I have spent my entire career in education with the Lee County School System! I thoroughly enjoy the teachers, administrators, and students that I interact with on a daily basis.
I live in Auburn with my wife Meredith and our kids. Our oldest daughter is Clara and she is 24 years old. She lives and works in Nashville, Tennessee and will be getting married in February! Our next daughter is Harper. She is a freshman at Samford University where she runs cross country and track for them. She also loves her church group and friends at First Baptist Opelika. Next is Eva (who we call E.V.), she is a 9th grader at Auburn Junior High School. She is also a cross country and track runner for the varsity team at Auburn High. Finally, our only boy, Charlie is in 7th grade at East Samford School in Auburn. He is a sports nut and loves to play all sports, especially baseball. We are all Auburn Tiger fans! We all are blessed to be a part of a great church family and are truly excited to see what God has planned for us every day!
I truly enjoy working with the kids here at South. It is awesome to watch them learn and grow throughout their time here with us.