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Mrs. Maria Styers

Department Chair

Mrs. Maria Styers graduated from Louisburg High School. After graduation from Meredith College, she worked in the interior design field for seven years. She has taught a variety of Family and Consumer Science classes at Franklinton High School since 1998 and now teaches only culinary arts classes. She attended North Carolina Central University to earn her licensure and East Carolina University to earn her Masters in Career and Technical Education. Mrs. Styers is National Board Certified. She is the chair of the Career and Technical Education Department and serves as Lead Mentor at FHS, working with new teachers. 

Fall 2022 Courses
1st Period, Planning
2nd Period, Culinary II
3rd Period, Culinary II
4th Period, Culinary Arts III, Culinary Arts IV

Spring 2023Courses
1st Period, Planning
2nd Period, Culinary III - IV
3rd Period, Culinary II
4th Period, Culinary II

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Ms. Latoya Alston

Hello, my name is LaToya Alston, and I am excited to be joining Franklinton High School as a Business Teacher. I hold a Master's in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources Management from Strayer University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. My professional qualifications include seven years of entrepreneurship experience and nine years of higher education instruction. Through my teaching experiences, I have had the opportunity to educate and support many students and adult learners in their pursuit of achieving their educational goals and employment opportunities. Sharing knowledge and helping people are at the heart of my professional career. I am looking forward to learning and growing with the Franklinton High School Family and Community.

Fall 2022 Courses
1st Period, Business Essentials
2nd Period, Business Essentials
3rd Period, Microsoft Word
4th Period, Planning

Spring 2023 Courses
1st Period, Planning
2nd Period, Business Essentials
3rd Period, Business Essentials
4th Period, Business Essentials

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Ms. Ayers

Fall 2022 Courses
1st Period - Planning
2nd period - Marketing
3rd period - Sports and Entertainment II
4th period - Marketing

Spring 2023 Courses
1st Period - Hospitality and Tourism
2nd period - Sports and Entertainment I
3rd period - Planning
4th period -  Sports and Entertainment II

 

 

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Mr. Kyle Curtis

An American actor known for his roles in both serious drama and light comedy. He was nominated for an Academy Award, BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for his role in “The Last Detail” in 1973.   He co-starred in “The Midnight Express” and was nominated for an Emmy Award for his portrayal of U.S. President Lyndon Johnson in “ LBJ: The Early Years.”  He also received nominations for his roles in “ A Streetcar named Desire” and “Elvis”.  He is also known for his role of Cousin Eddie in the “National Lampoon’s Vacation” Movies. 

That’s American actor Randy Quaid.

Mr. Curtis, on the other hand, is a Master Carpenter and Lateral entry teacher at Franklinton High, who enjoys teaching as much as he enjoys learning.

Fall 2022 Courses
1st Period, Carpentry I - III
2nd Period, Planning
3rd Period, Intro to Construction
4th Period, Intro to Construction

Spring 2023 Courses
1st Period, Drafting I - II
2nd Period, Planning
3rd Period, Carpentry I - III
4th Period, Carpentry I - III

 

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Mr. Ryland Grissom

Mr. Grissom spent 29 years at IBM, retiring as an IT engineer, having started building subassemblies for computers. He also did software engineering and manufacturing engineering. While working there, he joined Franklinton Rescue and EMS and volunteered for 27 years as an EMT, progressing to Paramedic. After leaving IBM, he began working full time at Franklin County EMS as a paramedic and retired there as a Field Training Officer.

Fall 2022 Courses
1st Period, Public Safety I
2nd Period, EMT I
3rd Period, Public Safety I
4th Period, Planning

Spring 2023 Courses
1st Period, Public Safety I
2nd Period, Emergency Management I
3rd Period,  Planning
4th Period,EMT II

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Mr. Tommy Kemp

Mr. Kemp graduated from FHS in 1978 and from there he went to North Carolina State University earning degrees in Animal Science and Agronomy in 1983. Mr. Kemp work in Agribusiness sales for Gold Kist out of Atlanta until he came home to farm until 1999. During that time, Mr. Kemp also earned a BA in Political Science and History at UNC-Chapel Hill in 1996. Mr Kemp went to work for Franklin County Schools as an Agriculture teacher in August of 1999. He earned his Master's Degree in Agriculture Education from North Carolina State University in 2003. Mr. Kemp earned his National Board Certification in Career & Technical Education in 2004 and recertified in 2013. Mr. Kemp coached golf at FHS from 2000 to 2005 and earning Conference Coach of the Year his last three years of coaching. Mr Kemp earned a Master's Degree in School Administration from North Carolina State University in 2011. Mr. Kemp also has served as Co-FFA Advisor during his 19 years of teaching, all at FHS.

FALL 2022 Courses
1st Period, Agr Mechanics II
2nd Period, Agr Mechanics I
3rd Period, Planning
4th Period, Agr Mechanics I

Spring 2023 Courses
1st Period, Agriscience
2nd Period, Planning
3rd Period, Agr Mechanics II
4th Period, Agr Mechanics I

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Ms. Kaley Moseley

Fall 2022 Courses
1st Period - Adobe Visual I
2nd period - Planning
3rd period - Adobe Visual I
4th period - Digital Design & Animation I & II

Spring 2023 Courses
1st Period - 
2nd period - 
3rd period - 
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Mrs. Morgan Peace

Fall 2022 Courses:

1st Period, Horticulture I
2nd Period, Planning
3rd Period, Animal Science II
4th Period, Horticulture I

Spring 2023 Courses:

1st Period, Animal Science I
2nd Period, Planning
3rd Period, Horticulture I
4th Period, Animal Science I

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Mrs. Nicole Sostre

Nicole Sostre has been teaching for over twenty years. Twelve of those years have been with Franklin County Schools. A product of Franklin County Schools, she graduated from Louisburg High School and received her bachelor's degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She enjoys spending time in nature and has a passion for sewing, crafting, building, and creating.

Fall 2022 Courses
1st Period, Apparel and Textile Production II
2nd Period, Interior Design Fundamentals
3rd Period, Planning
4th Period, Interior Design Fundamentals

Spring 2023 Courses
1st Period, Planning
2nd Period, Apparel I
3rd Period,  Interior Design Studio
4th Period, Apparel I

 

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Ms. Michelle Stevens

Fall 2022 Courses
1st Period, Microsoft Excel
2nd Period, Entrepreneur I
3rd Period, Entrepreneur I
4th Period, Planning

Spring 2023 Courses
1st Period, Microsoft Word
2nd Period, Entrepreneur II
3rd Period, Microsoft Word
4th Period, Planning

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Mr. Clarence Walker

Mr. Walker, a 1979 FHS graduate, is a life-long resident of Franklin County and came to FHS as a Lateral Entry Teacher. He atttended St. Augustine’s College and completed his vocational teaching certification at Southwestern Community College. He completed his NCCER certification in 2009. Mr. Walker has coached several athletic teams for Franklin County for the last 37 years. Mr. Walker enjoys helping others and serving his community. He is the FHS SkillsUSA advisor.

Fall 2022 Courses
1st Period, Planning
2nd Period, Intro to Construction
3rd Period, Masonry 1, Masonry 2, Masonry 3
4th Period, Intro to Construction

Spring 2023 Courses
1st Period, Masonry 1, masonry 3
2nd Period, Intro to Construction
3rd Period, Planning
4th Period, Intro to Construction

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Mrs. Ward

 

Fall 2022 Courses
1st Period, Culinary Arts and Hospitality I
2nd Period, Culinary Arts and Hospitality I
3rd Period, Planning
4th Period, Culinary Arts and Hospitality I

Spring 2023 Courses
1st Period, Culinary Arts and Hospitality I
2nd Period, Culinary Arts and Hospitality I
3rd Period, Planning
4th Period, Culinary Arts and Hospitality I