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Congressman McHenry Visits N-CHS

20151109-DSC_0560 N-CHS welcomed North Carolina Representative Patrick McHenry to its campus this week. Mr. McHenry took a tour of the campus, led by student body representatives from Mr. Hardy’s and Mr. Echerd’s Civics and Economics classes. He also spoke to students about some of the challenges and rewards of working in politics. Mr. McHenry emphasized, “It is OK to fail as long as you pick yourself back up and learn from your choices. We improve by learning from past choices.”

Mr. McHenry is the U.S. Representative for North Carolina’s 10th congressional20151109-DSC_0601 district. Patrick McHenry is serving his sixth term in the United States Congress. Congressman McHenry’s district comprises seven counties in western North Carolina, from the suburbs of Charlotte to Asheville in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

About James Frye

James Frye (@mrjamesfrye) serves as Instructional Technology Facilitator and Public Information Officer for Newton-Conover City Schools. Formerly, he was an English and Journalism Teacher at Newton-Conover High School and a Blended/Virtual English Teacher. He is a NC Teaching Fellow and studied education abroad at the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal in Germany. James holds a Post-Masters Certificate in Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction with a Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology from Michigan State University, and a B.A. in English/Education from Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he serves as an Adjunct Professor. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law with The University of Kentucky. In addition to modeling technological and leadership innovation and leading various professional learning, Jamie also serves statewide on the NC Digital Learning Initiative Advisory Board/Home Base Design Team, the NC Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development’s Board of Directors, the #NCed Leadership Team, and is co-founder of Edcamp WNC. He is a member of the NC Digital Leadership Coaches’ Network, and was named an international Emerging Leader by ASCD in 2015. He resides in Hickory with his wife and their baby girl.

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