Mrs. Copa graduated from Warner Robins High School in 1998. She received her BS in History and Sociology from Georgia Southwestern State University. She went on to Kansas State University for her Master’s Degree in College Student Development. She then continued her education to earn a Curriculum and Instruction Specialist Degree from Georgia College and State University. Mrs. Copa spent the first eight years of her career in the Social Studies department at Southwest High School in Macon, Georgia. She has taught at Veterans High School for the last eight years. She has five children: Olivia, Emily, Aloysius, Isla and Autumn who keep her full of joy and laughter.