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2023-24 Panthers Team Information

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Mrs. Fatin Ali

Math

  • Hometown: North Bergen, NJ
  • A Panther since: 2022

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: Montclair State University, family and child studies

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Mr. Derrick Anderson

Algebra

  • Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
  • A Panther since: 2012

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: California State University at Long Beach, economics
  • Masters: California State University at Dominquez Hills, math education

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Mr. Brandon Castillo

Social studies

  • Hometown: Lexington, KY
  • A Panther since: 2020
  • Head boys' lacrosse coach
  • Head cross country coach
  • FCA sponsor

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: University of Louisville, business administration
  • Masters: University of the Cumberlands, middle grades math and social studies

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Mrs. April Deener

Social studies

  • Hometown: Georgetown, KY
  • A Panther since: 2010
  • Beta club sponsor
  • Dance Blue sponsor
  • 2018 Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Kentucky History Teacher of the Year
  • ASPIRE Kentucky Presidential Academy Member

Degrees and Certifications:

  • Bachelors: University of Kentucky, middle grades language arts and social studies education
  • Masters: Georgetown College, middle grades language arts and social studies education
  • Rank I: University of the Cumberlands, teacher leadership with a social studies focus

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Mrs. Amy Finley

Language arts

  • Hometown: Dearborn, MI
  • A Panther since: 2012 

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: University of Kentucky, secondary English education
  • Masters: Georgetown College, education
  • Rank I: Georgetown College, teacher leader with gifted and talented endorsement

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Mrs. LeAnn Hall

Geometry

  • Hometown: Benham, KY
  • A Panther since: 2013
  • 8th grade Panthers team leader
  • Kagan Structures building coach

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: University of Kentucky, biology
  • Bachelors: Eastern Kentucky University, middle grades math and science
  • Masters: Bellarmine University, educational leadership

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Mr. Tim Heaton

Science

  • Hometown: Hillsboro, OH
  • A Panther since: 2014

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: Morehead State University, advertising, public relations, and marketing
  • Masters: Morehead State University, middle grades science

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Mr. David Kitchen

Social studies

  • Hometown: Ashland, KY
  • A Panther since: 2017
  • Google Level 1 Instructor
  • ASPIRE-KY Presidential Academy member

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Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: University of Kentucky, integrated strategic communications
  • Masters: Morehead State University, middle grades education

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Mr. Jon Livingood

Science

  • Hometown: Paris, KY
  • A Panther since: 2004
  • Rock 101 sponsor

Degrees and Certifications:

  • Bachelors: Eastern Kentucky University, middle school science and social studies
  • Masters: Eastern Kentucky University, middle grades education

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Mrs. Kelly Maggard

Language arts

  • Hometown: Richmond, KY
  • A Panther since: 2015

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: University of Kentucky, communications
  • Masters: College of Charleston, English education Rank I: Gifted and talented endorsement

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Ms. Alexis Morgan

Science

  • Hometown: Danville, CA
  • A Panther since: 2018
  • 8th grade Panthers team leader
  • Head track coach

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: California State University Chico, elementary education
  • Masters: Georgetown College, teacher leadership with technology endorsement

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Mrs. Susan Snodgrass

Language arts

  • Hometown: Saltville, VA
  • A Panther since: 2017

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: Emory & Henry College, interdisciplinary English
  • Masters: Emory & Henry College, reading
  • Rank I: University of the Cumberlands, school counseling

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Mrs. Jessica Wicker

Math

  • Hometown: Pikeville, KY
  • A Panther since: 2022

Degrees and Certifications:

  • Bachelors: Eastern Kentucky University, business administration
  • Masters: Morehead State University, math education

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