About Us

Patrick McCarty, Principal
Cyndy Bliss, Assistant Principal

Deanna Leake, Assistant Principal

Holley Evans, Treasurer
Cherry Smith, Data Manager
Wendy Bradshaw, Front Office
Jeanine Hudson, Parent Liaison

Office Hours 8:00 - 3:45

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

7th Grade
Kathy Curletti+ Language Arts
Sally Eagon Language Arts & Social Studies
Bryon Hager+ Social Studies
Brianne Hoff * Math & Science, Chair
Chris Meek Social Studies, Title 1
Spring Pipes+ Language Arts
Chris Courie+ Science
Stephen Sacewicz Math
Patricia Spann Science
Kristin Yeoman Math

8th Grade
Deborah Cotton+ Language Arts
Elizabeth Crace+ Math & Math Coach
Kerri Cunningham+ Math & Algebra
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

Physical Education
Arts Education
Janice Clark (STAE Coordinator)
Ken Long*, chair
Matthew Pratt, Football
Laura Black, Orchestra
Pam Brodbeck, Art
Hilary Peoples*+, Theatre
Ryan Southerland, Chorus
David Tyson, Band
Career and Technical Education
Foreign Language
Carolynn Pearson*+, Business & Info Technology, Chair
Eric Sadler , Career Decisions, Business
Effie Sparrow , Family & Consumer Sciences
Dora Davis, Spanish
Support Staff
Exceptional Children
Support Personnel
Supplemental Services

Regan Caitlyn, EC/SDA/FA
Bruce Church, 7th EC Specialist
Rebecca Clewis, EC Specialist, IAS
Donna Greene, EC Specialist/Language Arts
Shauna Lennon++, AIG Coach & NCVPS
Betty Matuskiewicz, SDA/DL
Adam Procknal, EC Specialist, IBS
Ginger Turner*, 6th & 8th Grade EC Specialist
Nancy Watson, 8th Grade EC Specialist

Michele Kornegay, ISS
Jeff Hudson, CRT
Sarah Hooper-Newlin, Psychologist
Brian Jones, Social Worker
Jocelyn Graham, Nurse
Jo Ellyn Smith, Specialist
Amy Thies , 7th/8th Counselor
Tabitha Thompson, 6th/7th Counselor
Roberta Troy++, Media Specialist
Thomas White, Student Mentor
Diane Whitford, RTI Interventionist

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

Cafeteria Staff
Custodial Staff

Judy Bullock
Betty Figueroa
Emily Gomes
Mike McBride
Natalie Rodriguez
Scott Sandlin
Perri Stewart

Janet Roberts, Manager
Susan Clark
Marlene Cumbee
Chris Engel
Michelle McCullough
Beth Stynchula
Marie Taylor
Prudence Woods
Gerald Strong, Head Custodian
AJ Everett
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) 254-4352.

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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