Deedra Hughes Named President of Cumberland Academy of Georgia Board of Directors

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Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta special-needs school, is pleased to announce Deedra Hughes as the new president of its board of directors. Hughes is president of Hughes Media, a full-service digital marketing agency in Atlanta, and a longtime supporter of Cumberland.

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[Deedra Hughes] will be a wonderful leader in the role of President by continuing Cumberland's traditions and educational goals and leading the school to new heights.

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta special-needs school, announced today that Deedra Hughes has been named president of its board of directors. Hughes is president of Hughes Media, a full-service digital marketing agency in Atlanta, and a longtime supporter of the school.

“I am sincerely honored to be voted the board president and look forward to helping to build upon its history of excellence,” says Hughes. “I’ve supported Cumberland Academy of Georgia since its inception, and I’m proud of the difference the school has made in so many lives. I have many plans for the upcoming year to involve more stakeholders to advance the school.”

Cumberland Academy of Georgia specializes in the needs of students with autism, Asperger’s syndrome, attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and other learning disabilities. Fully accredited by both the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC), Cumberland serves over 100 students in grades 4 through 12, and also offers a post-graduate year.

As a digital business consultant, Hughes advises various company presidents and chief executive officers on their companies’ branding and positions on the Internet. She founded Hughes Media in 2000. Under her leadership, Hughes Media manages over 800 domains and websites worldwide. Hughes is a graduate of Ohio University with a communications marketing degree.

"As a board member, Ms. Hughes has given her time and talents to Cumberland," says Debbi Scarborough, founding director at Cumberland Academy of Georgia. "She will be a wonderful leader in the role of President by continuing Cumberland's traditions and educational goals and leading the school to new heights."

About Cumberland Academy of Georgia:
Cumberland Academy of Georgia specializes in the needs of students in grades 4 through 12 who have high-functioning autism, Asperger’s syndrome, attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities. Cumberland was founded in 2007 by Debbi and Matthew Scarborough, and is a fully-accredited, independent, non-profit school that seeks to provide a safe and supportive academic atmosphere for its students. Cumberland accepts applications year-round. To schedule a family tour, please contact Terri Brooks, director of admissions, at 404-835-9000, or email admissions(at)cumberlandacademy(dot)org.

About Hughes Media, Inc:
Hughes Media is a full-service digital agency that serves medical, retail, and home service industry clients with pay-per-click, search engine optimization (SEO), website programming, email marketing and overall digital marketing solutions. Hughes Media was founded in 2000 by Deedra Hughes. Over the years, Hughes' sports marketing experience has helped clients leverage popular athletes and franchises for branding association. Hughes Media is a certified Google Partner as well as Constant Contact Partner to offer all B2C and B2B clients with a wide range of digital marketing services. To learn more, please visit hughesmedia.us.

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