Thomasville Times Enterprise

January 15, 2013

Pharis fulfilling final contract

Staff report

CAIRO — Dr. Tommy Pharis is nearing the finish line of his Grady County Schools career. The superintendent will retire at the end of his current contract on July 1. He is a 36-year veteran of public education.

During his career, Pharis served as a classroom teacher at Washington Middle School (WMS), assistant principal of WMS and principal of Shiver and Eastside elementary school.

Pharis is planning to find a job teaching at the college leval at one of the area schools.