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ANGIE BALLANCE – DATA MANAGER

 

DATA MANAGER SINCE: 2016

EDUCATION: RANDOLPH COLLEGE/WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY

FIRST JOB: BURGER KING

DOG OR CAT: DOG

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: ON A CRUISE TO THE BAHAMAS

ON HER BOOKSHELF: “TWO BY TWO” BY NICHOLAS SPARKS

FAVORITE FOOD: ANYTHING ITALIAN

 

RYAN BRUMFIELD – MATH

 

TEACHER SINCE: 2011

EDUCATION: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY (B.S. IN SECONDARY MATH EDUCATION)

FUN FACT: I USED TO BE A MODEL

AS A KID, HE WANTED TO BE: A PROFESSIONAL GOLFER

ON HIS BOOKSHELF: “PENPAL” BY DATHAN AUERBACH

TO ESCAPE THE JOB: YOU CAN FIND ME ON THE GOLF COURSE

ON HIS iPOD: THE MALLETT BROTHERS BAND

 

LORI FOX – PRINCIPAL

 

PRINCIPAL SINCE: 2017 (MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER/HIGH SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR SINCE 2004)

EDUCATION: WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (B.S.Ed., M.S.A)

AS A KID, SHE WANTED TO BE: A VETERINARIAN

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: WILD DUNES/CHARLESTON

BEST PART OF THE JOB: OUR FACULTY AND STUDENTS

ON HER iPOD: THE LUMINEERS, BLUEGRASS, 70s

ON HER BOOKSHELF: “START WITH WHY’ BY SIMON SINEK AND “EAST OF EDEN” BY JOHN STEINBECK

FIRST JOB: SPRINGDALE COUNTRY CLUB

ADVICE FOR NEW STUDENTS: TAKE EVERY CLASS SERIOUSLY – THE GRADES YOU EARN AS A FRESHMAN ARE JUST AS IMPORTANT AS THE GRADES YOU EARN AS A SENIOR

 

DJ KERBY – HISTORY

 

TEACHER SINCE: 2011 (FIRST TEACHING JOB WAS HEC!)

EDUCATION: WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (B.S. IN HISTORY, B.S. IN SECONDARY SOCIAL SCIENCES EDUCATION)

ON HER BOOKSHELF: LOTS OF BIOGRAPHIES…TEDDY ROOSEVELT, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, JOHN F. KENNEDY, ROBERT E. LEE, LBJ

FIRST JOB: AFTER SCHOOL ASSISTANT AT THE STECOAH VALLEY CENTER

DOG OR CAT: DOG – BISCUIT, A DACHSHUND

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: OLIVE GARDEN OR ANYWHERE MEXICAN

BEST PART OF THE JOB: SEEING HOW EXCITED STUDENTS ARE TO LEARN

ADVICE FOR NEW STUDENTS: WORK HARD AND ALWAYS TRY YOUR BEST!

 

ANDI LAWING – HEC LIAISON

 

LIAISON SINCE: 2018 (ELEMENTARY & MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER/HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR SINCE 2003)

EDUCATION: LENOIR RHYNE UNIVERSITY (B.A. IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, M.A IN SCHOOL COUNSELING)

FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: ANYWHERE OUTSIDE!

FAVORITE FOOD: I LIKE IT ALL!

AS A KID, SHE WANTED TO BE: A SPORTS COMMENTATOR

ON HER iPOD: 10TH AVENUE NORTH

TO ESCAPE THE JOB: DEFINITELY SPENDING TIME WITH MY FAMILY

ADVICE FOR NEW STUDENTS: UTILIZE EVERY RESOURCE AVAILABLE AT HEC/HCC

 

 
 

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