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Mr. Brian Givens

My name is Brian Givens, and I am thrilled to be serving as Principal at Rainbow Elementary.  I am oringinally from Florence, AL and a graduate of Wilson High School.  My undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree is from the University of North Alabama.

Upon graduation I served as a PreAP World History teacher and Government/Economics teacher at Hazel Green High School.  My education continued at Jacksonville State University receiving a Master of Arts Degree in Educational Leadership (Pre K-12).  

Upon graduation from Jacksonville State University, I served as Assistant Principal at Columbia Elementary in Madison City Schools during the 2014-2015 school year.  From 2015-2017 I served as an Assistant Principal at Bob Jones High School overseeing Curriculum and Instruction while also serving as the Athletic Director during my tenure there.   

My wife, Jana, is a licenced Nurse RN.  We have two sons, Owen and Mitchell.  I enjoy traveling to new places, gardening, competing in any activity, exercise and fitness, college football, and fishing.  I have loved serving in the best school and community in the state of Alabama since 2017!  At RES we soar to success! GO ROCKETS!!!