Ethan Pender (’16) has served as communication arts teacher since 2022. He holds a B.A. in Political Science, a B.A. in Spanish and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. After serving as editor-in-chief of Darlington’s three student publications (Jabberwokk yearbook, The Darlingtonian online newspaper, and Inkslinger literary magazine) in high school, Pender looks forward to returning to Darlington as a teacher and advisor to students interested in communication arts. Since college, his work has been focused in the field of political communications, most recently serving on the communications team for Greater Georgia Action Inc. Active in the community, Pender is a member of the Rome Rotary Club and the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission, serves as director of public relations for the Floyd County Republican Party, and was appointed by Gov. Brian Kemp to serve on the Georgia Commission for Service and Volunteerism (Georgia Serves).