WHS Governor's School Attendees were recognized by the Board of Education. Pictured are Ketchel Carey (choral music),
Peter Gough (Natural Science), Mark Cooper Hagaman (Mathematics), and Emma Tzotschew (French).
Watauga County Schools Principals were recognized for Principal Appreciation Month. Pictured are Cove Creek's Kelly Walker,
Parkway's Patty Buckner, Blowing Rock's Patrick Sukow, Hardin Park's Mary Smalling, Mabel's Mark Hagaman, Valle Crucis' Preston Clarke,
Watauga High School's Chris Blanton, Bethel's Brian Bettis and Green Valley's Phil Norman.
The Watauga County Board of Education was recognized for exceeding required hours of school board training
with the North Carolina School Board Association Gold Bell Award. Pictured are Jason Cornett, Dr. Jay Fenwick
Chairman Ron Henries, Vice Chair Brenda Reese and Dr. Gary Childers.
Appalachian State University's 2018 Teaching Excellence and Achievement Fellows visited Monday's board meeting.
The group of TEA Fellows is made up of teachers from 19 different countries visiting the US to study the American
system of education.