Miss Amanda Rutkowski was named Salutatorian of Briarwood’s graduating class of 2007. Her parents and brother are also Briarwood graduates. Miss Rutkowski received her teaching degree from the University of Georgia in 2011. In 2013 she added on her English Education certification. This is Miss Rutkowski’s second year of teaching at Briarwood and she is currently teaching Spanish I, II, and III, and English III and IV. After being a cheerleader for the Bucs for eight years and a competition cheerleader for the University of Georgia for three years, Miss Rutkowski is now the assistant varsity cheerleading coach as well.