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Faculty Directory - Junior & Senior High


Amber Merschat, Department Chairperson

Becky Pirkle

Yvonne Apodaca

Samantha Benslay

Roban Johnson

Jace White

Grace Greiner

Adam Hand

Kimberly Yetter

Shelley Stahl



Holli Tarpley,
Jr. High Department Chair

Ramona Kenley

Robby Jones

Mitchel Wachtel,
Sr. High Department Chair

LaTesha Roquemore

Amanda Woodell

Sarah Drakopoulos

Joe Hardy

Lynn Monk

Lillian Talcott

Linda Truman



Fran Williams,
Sr. High Department Chair

Alena Nash,
Jr. High Department Chair

Dan Maley

Valerie Reed

Emily Lambert

Kayla Aber

Sheila Monroe

Ryan Walker

Kayla Aber Staples




Sharon Ferrel,
Sr. HighDepartment Chairperson

Ruth Evans

Donna Graham

Anne McQueen
Jr. High Department Chairperson

Robert Wesley Tharpe

Tamblyn Smith

Courtney DeRieux
Seth Berkebile
Tara Workman
Keith Young
Rachel Norris
Brice Odom

Jason Villarreal


Paige Rodefer

Art - Jr. High

Shelby English


Joyce Farmer

French - Jr./Sr. High

Lisa Hayes

Health & Physical Education - Sr. High

Rebecca Joyce

Latin - Jr./Sr. High

Becky Pirkle

Well-Trained Mind

Ian Dahl


Tammara Shipes

Chorus - Jr./Sr. High School

Jason Stephens

Physical Education

Kimberly Dodd

Marketing & Technology

Lea Anne Walters

Chorus - Jr, High

Trey English

Band - Jr. High

Dannah Minton

Art - High School

Josh McLendon,
Athletic Director

Physical Education


Sarah Winford

Physical Education