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Newton-Conover High School Math 2 and 3 Students Perform Well

mathteamOn Tuesday March 24th, 15 students from Newton-Conover High School attended the regional NC State Math Contest held at Lenoir-Rhyne University.

The members Math 3 team had a fantastic 2nd place finish!

Heather Basset
Casey Catchings
Chipper Drum
Rebekah Drum
Jake Hayman
William Gaither
Shelby Graff
Kobe Keosykhao

The members Math 2 team had a wonderful 6th place finish!

Nathaniel Allen
Miranda Blankenship
Faith Bradshaw
Haley Burgess
Addison Elliott
Ben Hernandez
Owen Stegall
Additionally, Chipper Drum and William Gaither finished in the top 10 for the individual awards and were invited to compete in the state finals at UNC-Asheville later this spring.
The Math 2 team was led by Mrs. Crider, and the Math 3 team was led by Mrs. Holland

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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