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Former English teacher Kerri Huffman finds ‘simple joy’ in writing her first novel Jan 25, 2023

During her 36-year career as an English teacher at North Stanly High School, Kerri Huffman enjoyed the chance to unleash her creative side through the written word.

In the Media, Alumni Update, English Education

Davidson County teacher publishes first book Jan 25, 2023

Growing up, Sydney Sanders could get lost in book series, plowing though "The Hunger Games" saga and Percy Jackson books.

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Avery County Native Liz Silvers Promoted to Vice- President at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Jan 18, 2023

Liz Silvers, a veteran educator who was raised in the Powdermill Community of Avery County, has been promoted to Vice-President for Instruction at Caldwell Community College and Technical... Alumni Update, Higher Education, In the Media

class field trip

Future teachers visit Hickory Public Schools Apr 30, 2019

Trisha Caviness-Bliss is the Director of the Public School Partnership. Her CI 1010 class visited Hickory Public Schools. 

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National Science Teachers Association Announces Recipients of its 2019 Teacher Awards Program Apr 30, 2019

Dr.  David Wiley is a professor in the Curriculum and Instruction department. 

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Dr. Barbara Howard

Hello, Привет, and New Collaborative Spaces Apr 16, 2019

Dr. Barbara Howard is an associate professor in the Leadership and Educational Studies department. Dr.

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Brian Hester

Local artist showcases fly-fishing inspired art at Banner Elk gallery Apr 9, 2019

Brian Hester completed his licensure in art education at Appalachian.

There's a certain art to fly fishing.

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Kathy Amos

Longtime Burke educator named Yancey County superintendent Apr 9, 2019

Kathy Amos is an Appalachian alum, completing her B.S. in physical education and her Ed.S. in Educational Administration.

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four under forty

Finalists announced for third annual 4 Under 40 awards Apr 9, 2019

Brian Bettis is an Appalachian alum, completing his B.S. and M.A. in elementary education, and his Ed.S. in school leadership.

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WCS Teachers of the Year

WCS names Teachers of the Year Apr 2, 2019

Anne Donadio, Sarah Holt, Carly Mize, Gayle Oliver, Jennifer Williams, and Mitchell Wright are all Appalachian alums, completing either their... In the Media