About Us

Philip Sutton , Principal
Deanna Leake, Assistant Principal

Lauren Nofziger-Nalepa, Assistant Principal

Wendy Bradshaw , Treasurer
Jean McDaniel, Data Manager
Jeanine Hudson , Front Office

Office Hours 8:00 - 3:45

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* Grade Level Chair
+Teachers With AIG Certification/++Licensure
6th Grade
Leah Barnello+ Language Arts
Amy Beecher+ Math
Katherine Hill Language Arts & Social Studies
Erik Holley+ Math
Kathy Larkins+ Science
Virginia McGuire Social Studies
Jarred Meador Social Studies and Science
Shannon Puryear++ Language Arts
Linda Rice * Math & Science, Chair
  David Weesner+ Social Studies

7th Grade
Kathy Curletti Language Arts
Chris Courie+ Science
Sally Eagon Language Arts & Social Studies
Bryon Hager+ Social Studies
Bradley Hodges Social Studies
Brianne Hoff * Science, Chair
Andie Newby Science
Lindsay Paylor+ 7th grade Math
Spring Pipes+ Language Arts
Stephen Sacewicz Math & Science
Kristin Yeoman Math

8th Grade
Deborah Cotton+ Language Arts
Elizabeth Crace+ Math & Math Coach
Kerri Cunningham+ Math I & 8th Grade Math
Kelli Kidwell++ Language Arts
Robert Roth * Science & Social Studies, Chair
Pamela Smith+ Language Arts & Reading Coach
Katie Stone++ Science & STAE
Denise Summerlin Social Studies
Daniel Thorpe Science
Ridge Turner Social Studies
Jessica Wells+ Math I & 8th Grade Math

Physical Education
Arts Education

Ken Long, Athletic Director*Chair
Carly Noble, STAE, PE, Volleyball
Seth Schachle, PE, Adaptive PE, Lacrosse

Laura Black, Orchestra
Pam Brodbeck, Art
Hilary Peoples*+, Theatre
Ryan Southerland, Chorus
David Tyson, Band
Career and Technical Education
Foreign Language

Frank Novello, Technology
Carolynn Pearson*+, Business & IT, Chair
Eric Sadler, Career Decisions, Business & IT
Effie Sparrow, Family & Consumer Sciences

Dora Davis, Spanish
Support Staff
Exceptional Children
Support Personnel
Supplemental Services

Regan Caitlyn, EC/SDA/FA
Rebecca Clewis, EC Specialist, IAS
Nicole Forrester, EC Specialist, IBS
Kayla Garlock, NCVPS Virtual Academy Coordinator
Donna Greene, EC Specialist/Language Arts
Shauna Lennon++, AIG Coach & NCVPS
Leslie MacLean , SDA/DL
Adam Procknal, EC Specialist
Ginger Turner*Chair, 6th & 8th Grade EC Specialist

Tracy Bacon, 6th Counselor
Carol Carafa, Specialist
Jocelyn Graham, Nurse
Beth Bruton , CRT

Sarah Hooper-Newlin, Psychologist
Brian Jones, Social Worker
Michele Kornegay, ISS
Amy Thies , 8th Counselor
Tabitha Thompson, 7th Counselor
Roberta Troy++, Media Specialist
Thomas White, Student Mentor/Watch Dog Contact, Thomas.White@nhcs.net
Diane Whitford, RTI Interventionist

Beth Brown, ESL
Margarita Longenecker, ESL/Hispanic Parent Liaison
Glen Pedersen, SRO 

Cafeteria Staff
Custodial Staff

Judy Bullock
Betty Figueroa
Natalie Rodriguez
Perri Stewart

Janet Roberts, Manager
Susan Clark
Marlene Cumbee
Beth Stynchula
Marie Taylor
Prudence Woods
Gerald Strong, Head Custodian
Donald Koons
Darlene Lightfoot
Arlene Powers
Francine Stukes


In compliance with Federal law, including Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act and the provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, New Hanover County Schools administers all state-operated educational programs, employment activities, and admissions without discrimination because of disability, race, religion, national, or ethnic origin, color, age, military service, or gender except where exemption is appropriate and allowed by law.

To file a complaint of discrimination, contact: Dr. Rick Holliday, Deputy Superintendent, Student Support and Federal Programs, 6410 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC 28412, Telephone (910) 254-4206; Fax (910) 254-4226.

NHCS Mission Statement:
The mission of New Hanover County Schools, in collaboration with our parents and the community, is to strive to provide children an excellent education in a safe and positive learning environment where they are prepared with the critical skills to reach their full potential for a world yet to be imagined.

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