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Coach Byrd's Bio

  • My name is Coach Eddie Byrd,  this will be my first year with the Burke County family and I'm excited and overjoyed.  I've been in the teaching profession for 5 years now, currently coming to Burke from Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School.  Before teaching I spent 25 years in the Military, 5 years in the Marines and 20 in the United States Army.  I retired and went right into teaching.  I love Math and helping our youth become better at Math.  I'm originally from McConnells, SC.  I graduated from York Comprehensive High School 1988, lettering in Football, Basketball and Track.  I attended Winthrop University after high school, I joined the Marines while at Winthrop in 1989.  I transferred to the Army in 1993,  The Army sent me back to school to South Carolina State University where I graduated with a BS in Mathematics and commissioned a 2LT in the US Army.  I received my MA from Webster University in Information Technology Management in 2011.   I enjoy coaching Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Baseball and Track.  I'm a proud husband and father to a beautiful family.  I a member of several social organizations to include Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc,  Spr 89.