Phone: 828 256-2196 Ext. 1305
Degrees and Certifications:
BS in Elementary Education-Lenoir Rhyne University AIG Catawba County Certification
My name is Carol Bumgarner, and I am the fifth grade science teacher. This is my 24th year teaching, and my 10th year at Murray. I was born and raised in Hickory and graduated from Hickory High School and Lenoir –Rhyne University. I have two daughters, Beth and Bailey, who are both in college. My hobbies include reading, hiking and spending time with family.
During my time at Murray, I received The District Seven Elementary School Outstanding Science Teaching Award in November, 2011, and The Teacher of the Year Award during the 2012-2013 school year.