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Gov. Kemp Commends Superintendent Floyd

Mandy Floyd, Jay Floyd, Brian Kemp, and Marty Kemp.

Gov. Brian Kemp, third from left, presents a commendation to Superintendent Floyd, pictured second from left, alongside his wife, Mandy Floyd, first from left, and First Lady of Georgia Marty Kemp, pictured on the far right.


Hart County Charter System Superintendent Jay Floyd was honored with a commendation from Gov. Brian Kemp on June 22, 2022 at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta.

The commendation recognized Mr. Floyd’s 34 years of service in the field of education, “leaving behind a legacy that has impacted countless Georgians.”

"I'm proud of how our Governor supports education, and his personal involvement," Superintendent Jay Floyd said. 

Gov. Kemp officially recognized Mr. Floyd, who is retiring after serving 7 years as Superintendent in his hometown, with the commendation in the Governor’s Office on Thursday, June 22, 2022. 

“I appreciate your friendship and all you have done to support me, work with us, and bring a lot to the table. I just want to thank you for a great job,” Gov. Kemp said to Mr. Floyd.

The commendation can be read in its entirety below:

“Whereas: Mr. Jaybez “Jay” Floyd has served Hart County as superintendent for seven years, bringing his passion for his students and staff to his work every day and helping guide his districts through the challenges of the recent years; and

Whereas: Superintendent Floyd has spent 34 years as an educator, having served students and their families in Rome, Dalton, Cartersville, and Lowndes County in various roles, including as a classroom teacher, coach, assistant principal, and principal; and

Whereas: As a Hart County High School graduate, Superintendent Floyd took the chance to return to his hometown and has made a great impact, ensuring those entrusted to his care have all the resources and pathways open for them to succeed; and 

Whereas: Superintendent Floyd served on roundtables with the Governor and helped shape policies positively impacting Georgia’s educators and students; and

Whereas: Superintendent Floyd is retiring after a long and varied career in education across the State of Georgia, leaving behind a legacy that has impacted countless Georgians and opened doors to; now

Therefore: I, BRIAN P. KEMP, Governor of the State of Georgia, do hereby commend Mr. Jay Floyd.”

Commendation from Gov. Brian Kemp