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NCHS Students Fare Well at Hickory Regional Science Olympiad Tournament

On Saturday, February 25th, 2017 the Newton-Conover High School Varsity Science Olympiad Team attended and competed at the Hickory Regional Science Olympiad Tournament. The competition took place on the campus of CVCC in Hickory, NC. The N-CHS team competed against 17 other high school Science Olympiad Varsity teams and 7 Science Olympiad Junior Varsity teams. Students on our team were awarded medals in 7 of the competitive events!  Select students from the N-CHS Science Olympiad team will represent N-CHS at the State Science Olympiad Tournament on April 21st and 22nd at NC State University in Raleigh, NC.

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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