Exceptional Children

  •  The Bunn High School Exceptional Children department's mission is to ensure that students with disabilities develop intellectually, physically, emotionally, and vocationally through the provision of an appropriate individualized education program in the least restrictive environment. The BHS EC department supports students following the General Course of Study, the Occupational Course of Study, and Adaptive Courses of study. Through extracurricular activities such as Club Unify, Special Olympics, and Student led IEP Meetings and Post-Secondary Education Transition Plans, the BHS EC department aims to provide an inclusive environment for all students that promotes strong self-advocacy skills.

Ms. Kandar Artis

Ms. Kandar Artis

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Ms. Kandar Artis

My name is Kandar Artis (Kendra Brewer). My family moved to Bunn in 1995 where I attended 8th grade at Edward Best School.  My life at Bunn High began in August of 1996. I am an alumni of BHS in the graduating class of 2000.  The summer after my junior year of high school I enlisted in the US Army - National Guard. I was a member of the Army - National Guard from 1999-2004.  During that time I attended North Carolina Wesleyan College in Rocky Mt, NC. Graduating in 2005 with a major in Psychology. In May of 2005 my first job was at an alternative behavior school.

I have a passion for Special Education and those with special needs.  

I love time with my one son, sports, and coaching. It's an honor to be at BHS and a Wildcat all over again!  There's no place like home!

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Stormi Barham

 Stormi Barham

Phone: 919-496-3975 ext 302

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Stormi Barham

My name is Stormi Barham, and I was born and raised in Bunn, NC.  I graduated from Bunn High School in 2010 and continued my education at East Carolina University.  I graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor's degree in Special Education.

I taught my first year in Wake County, then went into college admissions at Louisburg College.  After a year there, I was hired at Bunn High School, with a start date of August, 2017. I am in the Exceptional Children's Department,BHS Relay for Life Team Leader and the Student Council Advisor. It's honor to be back at BHS and a Wildcat all over again!

Ms. Bartholomew

Ms. Frankie Bartholomew

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Ms. Frankie Bartholomew

Ms. Bartholomew has been at BHS since 2010.  She is originally from Franklin County and graduated from Louisburg College.  She received her bachelor's degree in Social Work from Meredith College. In addition to serving as a BHS Exceptional Children's teacher, Ms. Bartholomew is a sponsor of the Knitting Club and enjoys reading, writing, swimming and cooking.

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Amanda Hackbarth

Ms. Amanda Hackbarth

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Ms. Amanda Hackbarth

William Ihrie

Mr. William Ihrie

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Mr. William Ihrie

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Maryanne Lewis

Mrs. Maryanne  Lewis

Phone: 919-496-3975 ext 243

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Mrs. Maryanne Lewis

Mrs. Lewis is originally from Albany NY and has lived in Zebulon “Pilot”, since 1988. Mrs. Lewis received her Bachelor's Degree from University of New York at Buffalo and received her National Boards in 2008.  Mrs. Lewis began teaching Exceptional Children at Bunn Middle School in 2005. She then transferred to the Adaptive Classroom at Bunn High school in 2012.

Mrs. Lewis taught in Wake County during the 2016-17 school year and returned to Franklin County in 2017-18 to teach the Occupational Course of Study. Mrs. Lewis obtained her certification in Deaf Blindness from East Carolina University in the Spring of 2018.  

Mrs. Lewis is glad to be back in the Adaptive Classroom at Bunn High School.