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    Destiny Proffitt (left) will teach 3rd grade, and Madeline Duffy will teach Special Ed at Blackstone Primary, which they both attended while growing up in Blackstone.


Blackstone Primary alumni ready for 1st day of classes

When school bells ring tomorrow morning (Thursday) in Nottoway County, the first day of school will be a homecoming of sorts for two new teachers at Blackstone Primary.

Madeline Duffy and Destiny Proffitt attended BPS, graduated Nottoway High School, and have returned home to begin careers in education.

“I knew I wanted to come back home,” says Destiny, who graduated Nottoway High in 2015 and received her degree earlier this year at the College of William & Mary. “I like a small town and knowing everybody, and knowing that a lot of people I’ll be working with were teachers of mine.”


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