Congratulations to De’Markius Lamar, Valdosta Middle School’s teacher of the year. Mr. Lamar is the AVID teacher and coaches basketball and track at VMS. He is an inspiration to students and staff through both his teaching and personal example. He establishes a special rapport with his students and is always supportive and encouraging with colleagues. In accordance with the mission of the AVID program, Coach Lamar holds students to the highest standards while helping them develop skills they need to be successful. VMS is proud to have you.