2018-2019 Faculty

hblogojust-iconSMOur highly qualified, deeply committed faculty includes scientists, mathematicians, a composer, writers, editors, performers, visual artists, graphic designers, and a local (very local) radio personality–all of them highly accredited and committed to research-driven education.

Administrators may be found here.


Daniel Ayers
Social Studies 6, Social Studies 8, Middle School Music
B.A., History, concentration in Peace and Justice Studies, Summa Cum Laude, Roanoke College

Kim Boyer
6th Grade Math and Science
M.S.Ed., Canisius College
B.A., History and Art History, Minor Engineering, Canisius College

Shanee Cowland
Chemistry, Physical Science, Mathematics 7, Mathematics 8
M.S.Ed., Educational Leadership, Indiana University
M.S., Information Systems, University of Liverpool
PGCE., Middle School Education Certification, University of Cambridge
B.S., Physics for New Technology, with honors, University of Liverpool

Kevin Duke
Sports Math, Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus
B.S., Mathematics, Cum Laude, Elon University

Nancy Dunevant
Office Manager

Jonathan Farmer
ELA 7, English II, English IV
M.F.A., Poetry Writing, UC Irvine
B.A., English, Summa Cum Laude, UNC-Chapel Hill

Kevin Ferris
Middle School Theater, High School Theater, Civics
B.A., Political Science, Wake Forest University
International Baccalaureate Certification; PRESETT Certified Theater Manager

Robert Greenberg
Science 8, Earth and Environmental Science, AP Earth and Environmental Science
M.S., Science Education, Montana State University
Secondary Science Certification, University of Vermont
B.S., Geology, West Virginia University

Jeremy Hammond
Exceptional Children Teacher
B.A. Social Sciences, Psychology/History, Keene State College

Robert Howes
Social Studies 7, Model UN, Mandarin Chinese, AP U.S. History
Master of Planning in Public Affairs, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
B.A., History, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Jack Hunter
Math 2, Math 3
M.A.T., UNC-Chapel Hill
B.S., Mathematics, North Carolina State University

Martin Jacaruso
Physical Education, Health, Outdoor Leadership/Skills, Hawbridge Outdoors
B.S., Outdoor Experiential Education, Recreation Management, Appalachian State University

Sabrina Kauffmann
6th and 7th grade EC teacher
M.Ed. Secondary Education, English, Arizona State
M.A., American History, UNC-Charlotte
B.A., History, Cum Laude, UNC-Charlotte

Kierca Kimbel
Fifth Grade
B.A. Sociology with Teaching Certification, Berea College

Christopher Lipscomb
Teaching Assistant to PE, 4th and 5th grade classes, Hawbridge Outdoors
B.A., Liberal Studies, Thomas Edison State College

Joan Love
Exceptional Children Teacher
M.Ed., Special Education, Elon University
B.S., Elementary Education K-6, North Carolina A&T State University
National Board Certification

Caroline Luther
American History I, American History II, World History
M.A., History, Yale University
B.A., Summa Cum Laude, History and Political Science, Rutgers University

Emily Martin
School Counselor
M.Ed., School Counseling, UNC-Chapel Hill
B.A., Philosophy, Sociology, Guilford College

Jennifer McDuffie
Spanish 1, 3
M.A.T., Spanish, University of Georgia
B.S.Ed., Foreign Language Education – Spanish, Cum Laude, University of Georgia

Colby McKenzie
Fourth Grade
B.A., Elementary Education, minor in History, UNC Greensboro

Elizabeth Osborne
Health Services, Life Skills, Internship Program
B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill
A.A., Peace College
A.S., Nursing, Guilford Tech CC

Cameron Ratliff
English I, English III, English IV
NC Teach at NC State, High School English Teacher Certification
B.A., English and Anthropology, with Highest Honors and Highest Distinction, UNC-Chapel Hill


Evan Solender
Mathematics I, Mathematics IV
M.Ed., Technology in Education, Lesley University
B.A., Vermont College of Norwich University

Tiana Thornton
Exceptional Children Staff
B.S., Psychology, Mercy College

Sara Walls
ELA 6, ELA 8, Creative Writing
B.A., English, University of Mary Washington



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No one at The Hawbridge School may be discriminated against for reasons of race, age, gender, socioeconomic status, physical appearance, intellectual ability, ethnic group, religion, disability, or sexual preference.