b'amplify the students voice in projects and help personalizegleaned from them and try my best to continue what has been instruction. Its moving past pencil and paper instruction.started at VECA.Having the iPad technology securely in place was instrumentalWanting to leave a legacy for his family and VECA students, in VECAs seamless transition to virtual learning during theMarshall says, I am a believer that everyone is placed on earth COVID pandemic.for a reason. We all have a mission, a ministry that we are supposed to manifest while we are here on earth. Education is a Our teachers and students were equipped with the skills topathway for us to acquire the skills to fulfill our legacy.transition 100% to virtual learning, says Marshall, who received VSUs James L. and Dorothy H. Dewar College of Education andMarshall is married to Dr. Marci Garner Marshall, an educator Human Services Alumnus of the Year award in 2019. Becausewith Valdosta City School. we already had the devices and were utilizing the technology, we continued to meet the academic needs of our students.veca.gocats.orgAfter being named assistant principal at VECA in 2015, Marshall continued to set higher professional goals for himself, including becoming a principal.He participated in the first cohort of Aspiring Principals Academy with the Governors School Leadership Academy, and in 2020 was named VECA principal.Check Us Out On Social Media!I have been fortunate to serve with two phenomenal/SouthGeorgiaMagazine/transformational leaders, says Marshall in reference to Ingrid Hall and Dr. Mae McKinney, former VECA principals. As a result/SouthGeorgiaMagazine/of being under their tutelage, I am able to utilize the skills I 44 SG MAGAZINE| WINTER 2022 BUSINESS + CULTURE45'