Meet the Afterschool Achievement Staff

Director of Afterschool Achievement

Hi! I'm Sequena Moon Stanton. As the Director of Afterschool Achievement, I manage both YES and High Achievers which are grant sponsored programs of Georgia College. I have over 10 years of experience managing grant programs in respect to compliance, fiscal and staff management. Youth programs are my passion because I love helping young people strive to reach their full potential. 
Credentials: Bachelors Business 04', Masters Public Administration 08', Educational Specialist 18'. 

Program Assistant to the High Achievers Program

Dwight Anderson, a former Georgia College Men's Basketball player and a Georgia College Alumni, has 7 years of experience working with socio/economically challenged youth.  During his basketball career, Dwight also played professional basketball in Europe. He is passionate about youth programs and shares that "It’s an honor to be able to positively influence the lives of youth and to share my experiences throughout my journey."

Credentials: Bachelors Sociology 16’, Masters Education 19’. 

Group Leader to the High Achievers Program

Courtney Butts, a former High Achiever, and a current Georgia College student, supports the team with a wide range of projects related to educational activities; administrative duties; parent engagement; youth supervision and collaborating with external partnerships.

Maliyah Finney, a former High Achiever, supports the team by creating and developing programmatic activities. 

YES Program Education Coordinators-OHMS

Desiree King is a 30 year Special Education Teacher at Oakhill Middle School.
Credentials: Bachelors of Science from Georgia College & State University and a Master’s of Education from Troy State University.

Alicia Jenkins is a certified teacher in the Baldwin School District. 
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Chelsea Gauthier joined the YES program as a co-educational coordinator in Fall 2019. She is a school counselor at LVA.
Credentials:  Bachelor's in Psychology from Toccoa Falls College and a Masters in School Counseling from Liberty University. 

Dimitra Burney Veal joined the YES program in 2019. She is a certified teacher at OHMS.
Credentials:  Bachelor's degree in Middle Grades Education, a Master's degree in Teacher Leadership and a second Master's degree in Educational Leadership.