Welcome to the Majors and Electives Page

  • Sarah Comptom

    Sara Compton: 3 years of teaching experience. Bachelor of Arts in Visual/Studio Art, Master of Arts in Teaching in Art K-12. 

    Major: Advanced Art

    Courses: Art 1, Art 2, Advanced Art Major (Art 3 Honors)

    Activities: National Art Honor Society, Students in Action



    Lesley Etherson

    Lesley Etherson: 23 years of teaching experience. B.S. in Art Education and a BA in Fine Arts from Delaware State University, MEd. Teaching and Learning with a concentration in Instructional Technology from Coastal Carolina University, Online Teaching Certified, and National Board Certified in Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood Art.

    Major: Web and Digital Communications

    Courses: Introduction to Web Design, Image Editing 1, Digital Multimedia, Advanced Web Design, Advanced Animation, and Image Editing 2

    Activities: Coding for Women, Technology Student Association, and SkillsUSA





    Jamie Franklin

    Jamie Franklin: 24 years of teaching experience.  BA Art in Studio Art. Master of Arts in Education Learning and Teaching.  Certification in AP Art and Design (Drawing, 2D and 3D) - Gifted and Talented - Online Teaching and Training


    Major: Advanced Art

    Courses: Senior Advanced Art Major Art 4 (Honors) - AP Art and Design (Drawing, 2D, 3D) - Art 2

    Activities: National Art Honor Society Sponsor



    Annie Johnson

    Annie Johnson

    Major: Clean Energy/Environmental Engineering

    Courses: Marine Science Honors, Anatomy and Physiology Honors, and AP Environmental Science

    Activities: Science Olympiad and Science National Honor Society

    Class Website


    Tracy Johnson

    Tracy Johnson: 23 years teaching the Entertainment Technology Major at AAST.  United States Army veteran.  BA in Television, Radio, and Film from Wayne State University.  ME in Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University. National Board Certified in Career and Technology Education.

    Major: Entertainment Technology

    Courses: Media Technology 1,2,3,4

    Activities: Technology Student Association




    Dana McCallum  

    Dana McCallum, NREMT-P. 7 years of  CATE  teaching experience at AAST focusing on the Health Science curriculum. AAS EMT from HGTC and an Early Childhood Degree from Spartanburg College. Teaching with a concentration in Emergency Medicine with national and state certification since 1991. Certifications and training: ACLS (instructor), PALS, PEEP, OSHA-10, BLS/First-aid (instructor), CME,  Hazmat 1, NREMT-P.

    Major: Pre-Med

    Courses: Health Science 1, Health Science 2, Clinical Studies

    Activities: HOSA



    Mindi Penn

    Mindi Penn: teaching since 2003, B.A. - Theatre with a cognate in Biology, M.F.A  - Acting both from the University of South Carolina, State Certified - Advanced Fine Arts, National Board Certified - Early Adolescence through Young Adult Career and Technology Education

    Major: Networking

    Courses: Informatics and Logistics

    Activities: Coding for Women, Aluminum Assault #1287 Robotics Team, Tech Fair



    Evan Sellers

    Evan Sellers, MET National Geographic Certified Educator, AP Reader AP Human Geography

    Major: Networking

    Courses: Informatics and Logistics

    Class Website


    Kevin Rose

    Kevin Rose: CTE Teacher with 3 years of teaching experience. Bachelor of Science in Information Science from Purdue University Global along with 20+ years of experience in the IT industry.

    Major: Computer Science

    Courses: Networking Fundamentals 1, Fundamentals of Computing, Advanced Networking

    Activities: SkillsUSA, CyberPatriot



    Tiffany Sellers

    Tiffany Sellers: 20 years of teaching experience. B.S. in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and National Board Certified in Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood Science.

    Major: Biomedical Science

    Courses: AP Biology, AP Environmental Science, Anatomy, Biology

    Activities: Science Honor Society, Technology Student Association



    Katie Thompson

    Katie Thompson: 10 years teaching experience, Bachelor of Science from Clemson University in Biosystems Engineering, MAT from Winthrop University in Secondary Mathematics, MEd from Coastal Carolina University in Educational Leadership

    Major: Aerospace Technology

    Courses: Fundamentals in Aerospace Engineering, Algebra 2 Honors, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC

    Activities: Student Council, Senior Trip, Prom Committee



    Joel Gibson

    Joel Gibson:

    Major: Aerospace Technology




    Scott Cyganiewicz

    Scott Cyganiewicz

    Courses: Health Science Clinical Study, Health Science 2, EMS Services 1