Best of Irmo Chapin Life 2018
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Ben Lippen School

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Coach Bobby Young

Teaches: 7th and 8th Grade Bible
Other Responsibilities: Middle School Football Head Coach
 
Coach Young has been with Ben Lippen since 1987 when the school first moved to Columbia from the mountains of Asheville. He currently teaches 7th and 8th grade Bible but has been teaching Bible at Ben Lippen at other grade levels for 31 years. He has also coached both baseball and football for many of those years. He is married to "the BEST teacher at BLS" (read more about Mrs. Young in her teacher feature) and has three sons: Greg (25 years old), Will (23 years old) and Geoffrey (16 years old).
 
What do you like to do in your free time? I love going to a small town, Athens, Georgia, just east of Atlanta to experience the life of a Bulldog.
 
What is something most people don't know about you? I grew up in Garden City, Georgia, which is near Savannah, Georgia.
 
What are you passionate about? I am passionate about UGA and being a part of eternity coming to people's hearts.
 
Why do you choose to teach at BL? Honestly, the choice has never been mine. God has directed my steps to be at Ben Lippen.
 
What is your teaching style? Randomly seeking to follow the lead of another - the Holy Spirit.
 
What is your favorite part of your school day? When God shows up and does something that we can't manufacture....and it lasts.
 
What do you love most about teaching your students? Seeing the light go on!