Editor's note: The following information is from the Lawrence campaign.

Teresa Lawrence currently lives in Lake Park withher husband Christopher andtheir fourchildren.

Teresa Lawrence's campaign website

Lawrence is pursuing a Business Management degree at Valdosta State University andreports shemade the Dean's List this spring.

Lawrencewas born and raised in Connecticut. They retired from their careers in 2009 and moved here to Valdosta to be closer to their grandchildren.

Lawrencehas spent time working in the airline, restaurant and retail businesses and reports enjoying it immensely.

Those experiences have culminated to this point thereLawrence feels that the time is right to enter into public service.Lawrence says hercommitment, skills and ethics will bring to the legislature something that the state of Georgia has been lacking in recent years.