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  • How long have you been teaching?

4 years in total (AFJROTC Coffee County Central HS in Manchester, TN).

  • How long have you been teaching at THS?

First year teaching at THS.

  • Past careers?

Served 27 years active duty Air Force. Throughout that time I was an Air Traffic Controller, and later commanded airfield operations. I also had the opportunity to teach USAF air Traffic Control Technical Training School, Air Field Operations Officer Course, and at the USAF Squadron Officer College.

  • Children/Family/Pets?

My wife Lisa and i have been married for 24 years. I have two daughters, Samantha and Sierra, and one son, Alex. Sierra, the youngest, graduated college this year (2018). Samantha and Alex live in Marion, NC and college station, TX respectively.

I aslo have two “ankle biter” dogs, Bob and Layla.

  • Where are you from (Born/Raised)?

I am from Marion, NC- just on the other side of Black Mountain and i lived there up until i headed off to the Air force right after high school.

  • Where did you go to college?

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University–BS, Aeronautics

William Carey University–MBA

  • Hobbies

Woodworking, Golf, and hiking

  • Fun facts about you?

Two times in my life i was in charge of the airspace over Baghdad International Airport

I absolutely love the BEACH but absolutely hate the SAND!


Contact Information

  • Position Title: AFJROTC
  • Location: E8
  • E-mail address: dclontz@haywood.k12.nc.us

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