TOTY Spotlight: Lorna Hurley

Throughout the month of September, we will be introducing you to the 2023-2024 Glynn County Teachers of the Year.

Lorna Hurley was named Teacher of the Year at Goodyear Elementary School. She has taught kindergarten, first-grade and EIP (Early Intervention Program). Here are some awesome things you should know.


Family: Married to Jeremy Hurley for 26 years. Mom (Meredith), 2 younger sisters (Vanessa and Loretta), 2 nieces (Kyla and Kaelynn), and 1 nephew (James)

Who is your role model? My mom. She overcame many obstacles to love and raise 3 daughters.

What book has most influenced you? The Bible

What is your greatest teaching memory? When my former students come back and visit.

What is your favorite quote or personal motto? Go with peace in your heart.
What is a fact about you that most people don't know? I’m afraid of heights, yet love flying on planes.

Any hidden talents or hobbies? I love to bake, crochet, and am learning how to quilt. I enjoy traveling abroad with my husband. I can watch football on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays, and even Thursdays.