• English Department 2019 2020

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    With nearly 200 combined years of teach the English department specializes in teaching everything from grammar and literature to critical thinking skills and fundamentals of writing. We offer sections of CP (College Prep), Honors, and AP (Advance Placement). Our department is made up of 14 teachers.

    Eric Beers
    26 years of teaching experience
    BA (UMass); MA (Fitchburg State University)
    English 2 CP, English 3 Honors

    Kristen Crews
    10 years of teaching experience
    BA in Broadcast Journalism (University of South Carolina), M. Ed. in Secondary English Education (Winthrop University)
    English 1 Seminar, English 1 CP
    Freshman Orientation coordinator and Student Council Senior Class sponsor (plans Disney Senior Trip).

    Sarah Crist
    15 years of teaching experience
    BA and MAT (Coastal Carolina University)
    English 1 Seminar, English 1 CP, English 4 CP
    Member of senior exploration committee

    Jennifer DeBock
    22 years of teaching experience
    English 4 CP, English 4 Honors
    Member of senior exploration committee, Interact club sponsor

    Geneva Futch
    14 years of teaching experience, National Board Certified Teacher
    BA in English (UNC-Chapel Hill); MAT in English (UNC-Wilmington)
    English 3 CP, English 2 Honors, English 3 Honors
    Shark Tank Chair

    Jennifer Gravely
    23 years of teaching experience
    BA in English, history, and politics (Converse College); M. Ed. English, Social Studies
    English 3 CP, Creative Writing, Film/Media Literacy

    Jessica Harrell
    12 years of teaching experience
    BA in Dance Performance (Winthrop University); M. Ed. Instructional Technology (Coastal Carolina University)             
    English 2 Honors, English 1 CP Semester
    Varsity and Competition Cheer Coach

    Kinlea Hensel
    10 years of teaching experience
    BA in English (USC); MAT  in Secondary English (USC)
    English 3 Honors, AP Literature

    Nicole Mantlo
    16 years of teaching experience
    BA in English Literature (Colorado Mesa University); Masters in Educational Leadership
    AP Language Certified English 1 Seminar, English 1 CP

    Jerry Moore
    12 years of teaching experience
    BA in English (North Carolina State University)
    Broadcast and Print Journalism, Yearbook

    Suzanne Meyer
    13 years of teaching experience, National Board Certified Teacher
    BA in English (Adelphi University)
    English 3 Honors, AP Language

    Katie Sessions
    11 years of teaching experience
    BA in English (UNC Greensboro); M.Ed. in Instructional Technology (CCU)
    English 2 CP, English 1 Honors

    Erin Turman
    BA in Musical Theater (Coastal Carolina University); MAT in English (CCU)
    English 3 CP, English 4 CP

    Kelly Vargo
    22 years of teaching experience, National Board Certified Teacher
    BA in Secondary English Education (Shepherd University); M. Ed. Curriculum and Instruction: Reading with an Emphasis in Secondary Education (Grand Canyon University)
    English 1 Honors, English 2 Honors
    English Department Chair
    SAT/ACT Coach