Degrees and Certifications:

Duke University, BS 1995 Duke University, MAT 1996 ASU, MNS-Physics, 2020

Tammy Draughon

I am excited to be part of the Great Oak Science Department and to be teaching AP, IB and standard Physics.  I love my family, running and teaching!   

Physics is AMAZING and I love sharing my excitement for this subject with students and helping them develop high level critical thinking skills. 


  • Favorite Quotes:

    "I know what I think when I hear what I say." - Unknown

    "Knowing How To Think Empowers You Far Beyond Those Who Know Only What To Think." - Neil deGrasse Tyson

  • I'm also honored to be the Head Boys and Girls Cross Country Coach here at GOHS.  I personally love to run and spend time training for races, and I'm excited to share that passion for running excellence with our talented athletes.  Currently, I have run 22 full marathons, with 7 of them being the Boston Marathon.   I will run my 8th Boston Marathon in October 2021.

    I am grateful to have run the Boston Marathon in 2013, 2014, 2015, 1017, 2018 and will be returning in 2019.

  • My family has a fun Halloween/Christmas Tradition.  Each year we dress up in some sort of theme, take pictures at Halloween and then turn the image into our Christmas card.  The picture below is my family in 2018, embracing our inner dragons :) .

    Draughon Family Halloween 2018