• Welcome to Coach Pigott's Class


    Welcome Message

    Welcome to Freshman Focus, and Entrepreneurship. These classes will prepare you for college and the business world.

    About the Teacher

    My name is Greg Pigott and this is my fifth year at Velma Jackson. I previously taught at Jim Hill High School and Raymond High School. I am a graduate of Madison Central High School, the University of Southern Mississippi, and Louisiana State University. I am a diehard fan of the New Orleans Saints, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Hawks, St. Louis Blues, and Liverpool FC. I am also a freelance writer that has had articles that appear in  Jackson Free Press, BOOM Jackson Magazine, and Clarksville Family Magazine. I also am a football, basketball, and baseball official for MHSAA and an official for the Gulf South Conference. Also, I am sure you have seen me at Georgia Blue in Flowood!

    I have a very diverse business background that includes nine years in the restaurant industry, seven years in higher education campus recreation, and corporate cellular phone sales. This background helps me relate business ideas to students and make the content relevant rather than just "words on the page". The goal of my class is to be as diverse as possible for all students while making sure that all students are able to grasp the concepts of business education. After completing any of the classes we offer, the student should be more prepared for the business world and work towards beginning the development of career skills.
    I have the unbelievable privilege to head up the Entrepreneurship program which partners with the Mississippi Council on Economic Education to be a part of the Southern Entrepreneurship Program. This program and class will encourage students to own and operate their own businesses now and in the future.
    In addition to my teaching duties, I have the privilege of sponsoring the Technology Student Association.
    I am proud to be a FALCON!