When the 18 students of Mr. Giddens’ Current Events Debate class entered the media center, they were thoroughly prepared and full of questions for their special guest, Superior Court Judge Dustin Hightower. Governor Nathan Deal recently appointed him to the position for the Coweta Judicial Circuit.
Superior Court Judge Hightower says of his visit to Troup High School (THS), “In the six years that I was a Georgia representative in the state legislature, I got in the habit of giving back to the community. So, when I was appointed to the judgeship in May, an email was sent to schools in my circuit stating that I would come and talk about the pros and cons of the judicial system, and the great things Georgia is doing with judicial reform. Mr. Giddens was the first one to take me up on the offer so here I am!”
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