Data Control Specialist
Some of Mrs. Shields's duties and responsibilities at Freeport Middle include but are not limited to MIS Information and Focus, grades, attendance, monthly calendar, monthly newsletter, performance matters, free and reduced lunch application information, assistant to the school nurse, and other duties as assigned.
Mrs. Dier has worked at FMS since 2000 as a paraprofessional for ESE. She has one son, Scott, and two granddaughters, Nikole and Katie. Mrs. Dier enjoys watching her granddaughters cheer and play softball.
Lou Ann Schantz
Mrs. Schantz was born and raised in upstate New York. Mrs. Schantz received her Associate of Arts degree in Social Work from Mater Dei College in 1975. Her husband's military career brought them to the Panhandle. They have three children and one grandson. Mrs. Schantz has worked in an ESE classroom for 16 years.
Mrs. Wilburn was born in Great Falls, Montana. She is a graduate of Okaloosa-Walton Jr. College. Before being hired with the Walton County School District, Mrs. Wilburn was employed on Eglin AFB working with several government contractors. She has enjoyed her many positions throughout the years as an administrative assistant, human resources, quality assurance, technical publications, and contract writing. Mrs. Wilburn had the pleasure of working as a paraprofessional for fifteen years at Freeport Elementary School and has thoroughly enjoyed working at Freeport Middle School for the past four years.
Mary Jo Averell
Mrs. Averell is the cafeteria manager for FMS. She is a life-long resident of Walton County. Mrs. Averell attended Paxton School. She has been employed with the Walton County School District for 7 years.
Ms. Certa was born in Saginaw, Michigan, but was raised in western Texas. She has one child. Ms. Certa has been at FMS since 2014.
Mr. Wilburn was born during a hurricane in Pensacola, Florida at the Naval Air Station. He grew up mainly in Niceville, FL; attended Valparaiso Elementary; Ruckel Middle School; and graduated from Niceville High School. He was employed with Coca-Cola in Valparaiso for 19 years and The Lewis Bear Company for 17 years. He is married and has three children. He is currently loving his position as Plant Manager for FMS.
Mr. Allen attended Central High School. After graduating high school, he was a member of the United States Navy. Mr. Allen and his wife have lived in Freeport since 2008.
Mrs. Tullis was born in Portsmouth, Virginia. Mrs. Tullis is a graduate of Freeport High School. She has a son and two granddaughters. Mrs. Tullis has been employed at Freeport Middle School for 8 years.