HEP Alumni Spotlight

Katie Haynes

Katie Haynes
Sep 4, 2018

Katie Haynes ('19) epitomizes what it means to be a global educator. During her time at App State, Katie traveled to several countries in South Americ...

Nick Goard

Nick Goard
Aug 30, 2018

A native of Greensboro, and an avid baseball player, Nick Goard teaches social studies at Asheboro High School (NC). He arrived in Boone already impre...

Shannon Furr

Shannon Furr
Aug 28, 2018

A native of Wilkesboro, Shannon Furr (BS '19, MA ongoing) arrived at Appalachian State University with a passion for working with children in the clas...

Macy Watts

Macy Watts
Aug 28, 2018

Macy Watts ('19) is a native of Pamlico County High School in Bayboro, near New Bern, NC. She finished her Secondary History/Social Studies Education,...

Zack Beasley

Zack Beasley
Aug 28, 2018

Zack Beasley ('19) has always loved history, but it wasn't until his college experiences at App State that he understood why good history teaching is ...

Jon Frederick

Jon Frederick
Aug 13, 2018

Jon Frederick ('18) is a social studies teacher at Apex High School in the Wake County Public School System. While at App State, he excelled in severa...

Adam Warren

Adam Warren
Aug 13, 2018

Adam Warren (BS '07, MA '09) joined the ACCESS Scholarship Program at App State in 2014, where he currently serves as an advisor to ACCESS scholars fr...

Brianna Abbate

Brianna Abbate
Jul 30, 2018

Brianna Abbate's ('18) journey through App State took her from her homewtown of Centereach (New York), to high school in Charlotte, to college in Boon...

Christian Gardner

Christian Gardner
Jul 30, 2018

Christian Gardner ('17) teaches high school social studies in Maryland.  A native of Knightsdale, NC (just outside Raleigh), he chose App State o...

Rachel Shepherd

Rachel Shepherd
Jul 25, 2018

Rachel Shepherd (BS '04, MA '11, MSA '13) is a native of the High Country and an App State alumna through and through. She taught social studies at As...