Phone: (256)837-3735


Degrees and Certifications:

Athens State University: Bachelor of Science in Biology & Physical Educaation Alabama A&M University: Masters of Biology Alabama Professional Teaching Certificate in Biology & Physical Education

Ms. Vicki Burks



Mrs. Burks earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Physical Education from Athens State University and a Masters in Biology from Alabama A&M University. She holds an Alabama Professional Teaching Certificate in Biology and Physical Education. 


Mrs. Burks taught in Decatur City Schools for 4 years prior to joining Discovery Middle School.She was instrumental in developing successful volleyball and basketball programs. She has also coached at the high school level, including high school boys. Among the highlights of her career was getting to be involved in a State Championship at the high school level and experiencing success in various junior high and middle school tournaments.She has always had a love and passion for basketball. In fact, she played at the collegiate level at The University of North Alabama.


Mrs. Burks is a native of Amory, Mississippi and currently resides in Madison. She has 3 beautiful children; Jamaal, Jordan, and Jada. Mrs. Burks enjoys working out, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.