5th Grade Teacher
Crystal Waddell is a graduate of Georgia Southwestern State University with degrees in business and early childhood education. After teaching in the public school system for 14 years, she started teaching at Southland in 2017. She is married to Mark Waddell, and they have two children, Gage and Mary-Margaret. Gage is a 2020 graduate of Southland, and Mary-Margaret is in the 8th grade. She is the director of the Miss SAR Pageant and enjoys reading, writing for local magazines, and traveling.