Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Photo by Brian Collier/Marist School
J.D. Childs, the first lay president in Marist School’s history, addresses students at Schola Brevis, the traditional half-day of school in August. “There are a lots of big things on the horizon,” he said about the Atlanta school’s future.


Marist School’s first lay president centers year around students, teachers 

Masses, sporting events and enthusiastic assemblies have filled the calendar of J.D. Childs, the new president of Marist School. “Teachers and students are the most important folks at Marist School,” said Childs. “So my hope for my first year as president surrounds them.” He is the first lay president of Marist in the school’s 122-year history.