Helms, Jeffrey

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Name:Jeff Helms
Subject: Geography
Grade: 7th Grade
 
 
Coach Helms was born at Redstone Arsenalin Huntsville, Alabama, the son of a career Army soldier. After spending much of his childhood in Germany, the Helms family settled in the Sardis area of Etowah County. A product of Sardis High School and the Etowah County school system, he graduated high school and joined the Coast Guard reserves. After spending the next few years working a couple of dead end jobs, young Helms joined the United States Marine Corps. Stationed at Kaneohe Bay in Oahu, Hawaii, he spent a total of a year on deployment to Okinawa and mainland Japan. After his time with theMarine Corps ended, he enrolled in college at the prestigious Gadsden State Community College in the Fall of 1999. By the Fall of 2002, Mr. Helms had graduted from Jacksonville State University with a degree in Secondary Education. After a year at Albertville High School, he received an opportunity to come to Rainbow Middle School. He quickly took advantage of this opprtunity and it proved to be a solid decision.