FPD Welcomes New Team FPD Members

Andy Edgren – Director of International Relations

Andy Edgren graduated from the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in management, with an emphasis on marketing and international business. He lived in the city of Taiyuan, China in 1984-85, and again from 1989 to 1992, where he taught English at Shanxi University. Through a family business, Creative Alternatives for Study Abroad (CASA), Mr. Edgren and his father have worked with international students for over 25 years, and his heart’s desire is to help international families navigate a great education for their children.


Casie Palmer – High School English

Casie Palmer is from Gray, Georgia and is the daughter of FPD third grade teacher, Mrs. Angie Freeman. She graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2018 and is currently completing her master’s degree in education from Wesleyan College. She comes to FPD from Gray Station Middle School where she serves as a teacher in seventh grade. She is married to Jeremy Palmer, and together they love to spend time with their rescue dog, Dixie.