Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Theresa Lacey
Mrs. Lacey has been teaching for 24 years, half of those years being in Tennessee. Lacey earned a B.A. in English through her studies at Shelton State Community College, The University of Alabama and finally, The University of North Alabama. She earned her Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction at Austin Peay State University (Tennessee). She and her family moved back to Fairhope in 2005, and she has been at RHS since that year. She currently teaches Creative Writing, Journalism (newspaper reporting) and English 10 (including Honors).
Besides teaching, Lacey has been a freelance journalist; as such, she has published more than 800 articles in newspapers and magazines (including Vanderbilt and Southern Living). Lacey is also an author of 17 published books and novels. When she’s not teaching, Lacey enjoys giving writers’ workshops and speaking to writing groups. She has helped get several students at RHS get published!