Tara Grinstead

General Information

Experience

Underworld Tales Magazine

FindMonica Foundation Inc

320Sycamore

11th and 9th Grade History Teacher  - Irwin County Middle School

Education

Hawkinsville High School

Middle Georgie College

Masters  - Education , Valdosta State University

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Ocilla-- Friends and family say Tara Grinstead is a lovable person and respected member of the Ocilla community.
She's a devoted and well-liked 11th grade History teacher at Irwin County High School. We've seen her picture and watched video of her singing in beauty pageants, but today Tara Grinstead's best friend, Maria Hulett told us that Tara is much more than a pretty face. We've seen her picture and watched video of her singing in beauty pageants, but today Tara Grinstead's best friend, Maria Hulett told us that Tara is much more than a pretty face. Grinstead got her Masters in Education from Valdosta State University in 2003 and is working on her doctorate. She moved to Ocilla to teach at Irwin County High in 1998. At the time of the Fun Channel interview, she had just completed her first year of teaching. "I'm an 11th grade history teacher at Irwin County High School. I also have a cheerleading squad of Junior Varsity cheerleaders. I just completed my first year of teaching, and I love every bit of it," Grinstead said in the interview. She also works as a part time administrator at Irwin County Middle School. Friends say Grinstead loves to exercise, drink Diet Coke with grenadine, collects Barbies, and loves 80's music, especially Bon Jovi. She's single her friends said she had recently broken up with a boyfriend. She was never married. Her friends say she is happy, compassionate and kind, and they miss her very much. Tara's best friend Maria Hulett asks you to continue to pray for Tara, and begs anyone with information to call authorities. Tara Grinstead also helped coach the cheerleading squad at Irwin County High School, and many of her students are helping search for her.

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For beauty queen Tara Grinstead, from Georgia, the disappearance happened over twelve years ago and it's only now that something might have come out that might help to locate her.
Who Is Tara Growing up with the dream of being a teacher, Tara went to Middle Georgie College to study and to become closer to achieving her dream. By the age of 28, she was working as a successful history teacher at the Irwin County High School, based 55 miles out from her hometown. While the video was only a hoax, and that the man had nothing to do with Tara or her potential death, it left the community hurt. via: YouTube New Information Eventually, Tara was declared legally dead by the investigation team. In 2016, though, some new information came to the fore that might be of use came out. Payne Lindsey, a podcaster, started a crime podcast, Up and Vanished, that grew in popularity. He travelled to Ocilla to try and do some digging into this curious, terrifying case.

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Former student charged with killing Tara Grinstead
Ryan Alexander Duke, 33, has been charged with the murder of 30-year-old Tara Grinstead, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said. Grinstead, a former beauty queen who taught at Irwin County High, w...

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