The Catawba Valley Association of CPA’s graciously invited local high school students to participate in a networking opportunity with CPA professionals. Patrick Shannon, who is a Senior, represented Newton-Conover at this event, and was able to meet with local CPA professionals, local business department professors, and take advantage of the chance to introduce himself to the financial community. Patrick is pictured here with Dr. Garrett Hinshaw, President of Catawba Valley Community College.
About Julia Styers
Julia Styers is the Director of Secondary Education, Career and Technical Education, and Student Services for Newton-Conover City Schools. Julia began teaching math at Newton-Conover High School in 1983. She became Assistant Principal at N-CHS in 2004 and served as Principal of South Newton Elementary School from 2010 – 2015. She was N-CHS Teacher of the Year and the recipient of the Ben Craig Educator of the Year for Catawba County in 2003. She was the NCCS Principal of the Year in 2011 and 2014. Julia received her Bachelors of Science in Secondary Mathematics from Lenoir Rhyne College and her Masters of School Administration from Appalachian State University. She and her husband Mike are the proud parents of Brandon, Ashley, Julianne, Jason, and Jonathan and grandparents of Rylee, Nicholas, Wesson, and Beau.