Richard is in his 29th year of teaching. 28 of those years has been at his high school alma mater, Jeff Davis High School. Richard is a 1984 graduate of JDH. Richard holds a BS.Ed. in Industrial Arts Education, a M.Ed and a Ed.S. in Technology Education all from Georgia Southern University. Richard began teaching video production as a module in the Technology Education courses at Jeff Davis. About 11 years ago Yellow Jacket News was born and the class produced a weekly news show for about six years. Five years ago the total transision was made to Audio and Video Technology and Film along with a lab renovation and equipment upgrade. In 2011, Jeff Davis High School entered it's partnership with US Education TV and began streaming school events.