Thursday , 14 December 2017
Breaking News

Andrea Stinson, NCHS Head Women’s Basketball Coach, to be Inducted into North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame

andrea2Newton-Conover congratulates our very own Coach Andrea Stinson for her appointment to the North Carolina Hall of Fame! She is andrea1one of ten North Carolinians selected this year for the state’s top honor in sports.  Coach Stinson is a former WNBA star who played for the Charlotte Sting from 1997-2004.  Stinson led North Mecklenburg High School to a state basketball championship and then was a three-year All-American at N.C. State University.  Stinson was the ACC Player of the Year in 1990. She averaged 22.7 points per game, a record that still stands to this day.  Coach Stinson joined the Newton-Conover family two years ago.

Stinson will join other sports legends such as Rick Hendrick and Jeff and Joe Bostic this year as an inductee.

We are proud of Coach Stinson and her accomplishment.


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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