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  • How long have you been teaching?

12 years in total.

  • How long have you been teaching at THS?

5th year at THS (7 years at Haywood Community College)

  • Past careers?

I have been a registered nurse for 19 years. Prior to teaching at THS, I’ve worked as an RN at Haywood Regional Medical center while there i worked in outpatient surgery. I also worked as a school nurse for Junaluska, Clyde, Riverbend, and Jonathan Valley Elementary

  • Children/family/pets?

Two wonderful children, Josie(16) who is a junior at THS(2018). Jeb(12) who is in the 7th grade at WMS. We have two cats, and one dog.

  • Where are you from(born/raised)?

Born and raised in Haywood County.

went to Clyde Elementary, WMS and finally graduated from THS in 1995 ( Along with Baron Rogers, and Jennifer Worley)

  • Where did you go to college?

I got my ASN from HCC. Then attended WCU. I eventually earned my BSU from ETSU.

  • Hobbies?

Cooking, canning, spending time with my family, camping, and exercising.

  • Fun facts about you?

Mr. Pressley was my math teacher in 1994. I still remember where my locker and parking space was/are at THS. I’m proud to be a mountaineer.


Contact Information

  • Position Title: Health Occupations
  • E-mail address: amgarner@haywood.k12.nc.us

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