Pittsylvania County Schools: 
A Great Place to Learn and Work!


P.O. Box 232 • 39 Bank Street, SE 
Chatham, Virginia 24531  
Telephone:  (434) 432-2761 • 1-888-440-6520
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Employee of the Week



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employee of the week

Pattie Pickeral of Southside Elementary

Southside Elementary School is thrilled to introduce Mrs. Pattie Pickeral as our Employee of the Week. Mrs. Pickeral is the administrative assistant at Southside, and she can be counted on to greet you each day with a smile and a positive attitude. She has a long history in Pittsylvania County Schools. Mrs. Pickeral began working at Southside as a special education teacher’s aide in 1992. For the past eight years she has worked in the school’s main office, first as the attendance clerk and now as administrative assistant.

The faculty and staff love Mrs. Pickeral. She is a special part of our Southside family. We rely on her organization, efficiency, attention to detail, dedication, and professionalism. Mrs. Pickeral works hard and goes above and beyond in order to meet the needs of teachers, parents, students, and visitors.

Mrs. Pickeral lives in Danville with her husband of 36 years, Tony Pickeral. She has two children, Crystal and Jason, and six grandchildren, the youngest of which was born in August. Mrs. Pickeral is a talented cake decorator and has made and decorated special occasion cakes for many years. She is also an active member of Swansonville Pentecostal Holiness Church. Southside Elementary School congratulates Mrs. Pattie Pickeral on this well-deserved honor.