Mrs. Hayes grew up in Columbia, S.C., where she learned to love playing sports and being very physcially active! She played basketball and softball for her Jr. High and High School teams. Mrs. Hayes attended Mars Hill College, where she received a Bachelor's of Science in Physical Education. She begin her teaching career at Northwest Guilford Middle School, where she also coached volleyball and started a golf team. She also started a chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Mrs. Hayes has been a part of the Piney Grove Family since 2003.
Mrs. Hayes has been married for almost 30 years and has a 20 year old daughter, Malinda, who attended Piney Grove during her elementary school years. Mrs. Hayes loves to play golf, hike, jog, ride her bike, and swim! Mrs. Hayes lives in Abington and loves to wave at her students while she is jogging or swim with them at Abington pool .
Mrs. Hayes favorite quote is "We do not stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing."