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Tailgating for a Cause

footballFriday, October 3 is a big night!  Newton-Conover’s Varsity Football Team takes on Maiden High School.  Be assured that spectators are in for a great game.  However, quality football is not the only event on tap October 3.  The Newton-Conover Athletic Boosters and Athletic Department are sponsoring a tailgate event for both NCHS and Maiden fans.  Come out from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm on the NCHS baseball field and enjoy cornhole, volleyball, and other games as well as music from Magic Hat Entertainment.  Traditional tailgate food (entree, chips, drink, and dessert) will also be served.  Get your tickets in the front office of each school or at the Central Office.  Tickets are $5 for the general population.  Superfans can purchase tickets for $3 (if wearing a superfans tshirt).

All proceeds will go to the Maggie Daniels Memorial Scholarship Fund.

About Heather Mullins

Heather Mullins is the Chief Academic Officer in Newton-Conover City Schools. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who spent 12 years as a high school English Teacher. She received her B.S.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Western Carolina University. Heather completed her National Board Certification in Adolescent Young Adult English Language Arts in 2002. She holds an M.Ed. in Academically and Intellectually Gifted from UNC-Charlotte. Heather has served as a Curriculum Specialist in Hickory City Schools, an adjunct professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and a Professional Development Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Heather is one of the co-founders of #NCed Chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. She is passionate about innovative practices, instructional technology, student ownership of learning, and supporting teachers. Heather serves on the advisory board for the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan, North Carolina School for the Deaf and Catawba Science Center. She is a recipient of the 2015 NCMLE Central Office Administrator to Watch Award. She also received the 2016 Don Chalker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership. Heather is the proud mother of one son, Jackson.

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