Congratulations to one hundred of our Erwin students for receiving Subway gift cards for completing the required reading for the first semester of this school year! Students were challenged to complete twenty articles by December to receive the card! Way to go A3K readers!
Daniel Herring received his Undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University and his Masters in Administration from UNC, Charlotte. Daniel is married to Katie, who works at RCCC, and they have twin boys, who are in kindergarten. They also have a bulldog puppy, Zena. In his spare time, Daniel likes to participate in CrossFit. He chose this career path because seeing students find success is the ultimate reward in his role as principal. He says, "I absolutely love helping students bridge the gap between school and the outside world."
Jessica Allen received her Undergraduate Degree from Grove City College and her Masters in Administration from UNCC. She is married and has three children who all attend Granite Quarry Elementary School. When Mrs. Allen has any spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading, hanging out with her friends. She has always wanted to change the world, and she believes she can by working with children. She feels that teaching is a true calling and truly believes in children.
Mr. Chandler went to Pfeiffer University for his undergraduate degree and received his Master's Degree from Western Carolina University. Ryan recently became engaged, and his fiancé is an oncology nurse in the University area. They have a dog named Ares and a cat named Scar. During his spare time he really enjoys playing golf, participating in CrossFit classes, or just hanging out playing games with his friends group. Ryan chose to work in education in order to make a difference in students' lives. He feels that this profession gives him the opportunity to impact students lives in a positive way, and to provide them the tools necessary to be successful in life.
Lou Ann Mullis has received her degrees from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Mrs. Mullis has seven family members who are also teachers, including my husband. She and her husband have two daughters, Anne Marie and Georgia Lane. Their pets include two dogs, two donkeys, one cat, and one fish. She loves to spend time with her family. They love to go to football games, especially at NC State. Mrs. Mullis also loves the beach. Mrs. Mullis started teaching later in life, so she says she had awhile to figure out what "I wanted to do when I grew up." She says, "I can honestly say that teaching is a part of my heart, and I LOVE teaching students."