Elizabeth Malone is the Knoxville Police Department’s Youth Volunteer Program Coordinator, overseeing Go Big! Knoxville, the Knoxville Police Department’s new mentoring program serving at-risk children and youth in the community. Prior to accepting this position, Elizabeth taught social studies at T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson, South Carolina. It was during her first year of teaching there that she was recognized as Teacher of the Month. It was also during this first year of teaching where she fully realized her passion for serving at-risk youth. The entirety of her career has been devoted to serving at-risk youth in various capacities and encouraging others in the community to support this population in the ways they are most able.
Elizabeth graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Education and Social Studies from Clemson University in 2017. She is currently working towards her Master of Science in Education degree in School Counseling from the University of Tennessee at Martin. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and her puppy, volunteering with her church’s youth group, hiking the Smoky Mountains, kayaking, and baking.