Phone: (828) 428-8197
Degrees and Certifications:
-Bachelor of Arts in English -Master of Arts in English Education
I have been teaching for the past 24 years. I have taught all levels of English. In addition, I taught Advanced Placement Literature and Composition for 12 years, Newspaper Journalism for 13 years, and Yearbook Journalism for four years at Hickory High School. I received my Bachelor's degree from UNC-Wilmington in 1994. I received my Master's degree from Gardner-Webb University in 1998. During the 1994-1995 school year, I received the Best New Teacher of the Year Award. In 2015, I received the Hickory Public Schools' Teacher of the Year Award. I was also very excited to join the Maiden High Staff in the 2015-2016 school year. Currently, I'm teaching AP English Litearature and Composition and English I Honors as well as CP.