Mary has been in public education for 30 years. She is the former Coordinator of Curriculum and Teacher Evaluation at Maryville High School. She received a B.A. degree with honors in English and French and did graduate study at the Université de Grenoble, Grenoble, France and the University of Connecticut. After moving to Maryville, she earned a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and administrative certification from Lincoln Memorial University.
Ms. Driskill is an alumna of Knoxville Leadership Education and Leadership Blount. Her professional awards include 1986 Tennessee District Level High School Teacher of the Year and 1991 TEA Distinguished Classroom Teacher.