our team

Our Faculty & Staff come from diverse backgrounds and bring valuable experience to TCEC.  From engineers to entrepreneurs, from lifetime educators to former IT professionals - students deeply benefit from the experience and care of our staff.

Alissa Cheek
Principal
Katie Rankin
Guidance Counselor
Jason Chambers
Community College Liaison
Judy Breazeale
Administrative Assistant
Rory Justin Byers
College & Career Readiness Coordinator
Bryan Byrne
Lead Teacher: Physics & Math
Ben Pendarvis
History, Senior Project, & Drama
Wil Meiners
Civics, American History, & Current Events
Laura Gaines
Spanish
Adam Haigler
Biology & Environmental Science
Chris Crayton
Math
Cathy Chambers
English & Journalism
Anita Warman
Online Course Support
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RODNEY ALT

GUIDANCE COUNSELOR &

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

ALISSA CHEEK

PRINCIPAL

JASON CHAMBERS

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

LIAISON

JUDY BREAZEALE

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

BEN OWENS

LEAD TEACHER

PHYSICS & MATH

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JOE THORLEY

CIVICS, AMERICAN HISTORY & CURRENT EVENTS

ADAM HAIGLER

BIOLOGY, EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

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JUSTIN BYERS

COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS COORDINATOR

BEN PENDARVIS

AMERICAN HISTORY, SENIOR PROJECT & DRAMATIC LITERATURE

PATRICIA MATTHEWS

SPANISH 

CHRIS CRAYTON

MATH 

CATHY CHAMBERS

ENGLISH & JOURNALISM

ANITA WARMAN

ONLINE COURSE SUPPORT

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RODNEY ALT

GUIDANCE COUNSELOR &

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

ALISSA CHEEK

PRINCIPAL

JASON CHAMBERS

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

LIAISON

JUDY BREAZEALE

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

BEN OWENS

LEAD TEACHER

PHYSICS & MATH

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JOE THORLEY

CIVICS, AMERICAN HISTORY & CURRENT EVENTS

ADAM HAIGLER

BIOLOGY, EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

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JUSTIN BYERS

COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS COORDINATOR

BEN PENDARVIS

AMERICAN HISTORY, SENIOR PROJECT & DRAMATIC LITERATURE

PATRICIA MATTHEWS

SPANISH 

CHRIS CRAYTON

MATH 

CATHY CHAMBERS

ENGLISH & JOURNALISM

ANITA WARMAN

ONLINE COURSE SUPPORT

ALISSA CHEEK

PRINCIPAL

KATIE RANKIN

GUIDANCE COUNSELOR

JASON CHAMBERS

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

LIAISON

JUDY BREAZEALE

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

BRYAN BYRNE

PHYSICS & MATH 2

WIL MEINERS

CIVICS, AMERICAN HISTORY & CURRENT EVENTS

ADAM HAIGLER

BIOLOGY, EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

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RORY JUSTIN BYERS

COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS COORDINATOR

BEN PENDARVIS

AMERICAN HISTORY, SENIOR PROJECT & DRAMATIC LITERATURE

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LAURA GAINES

SPANISH 1 & 2

CHRIS CRAYTON

MATH 

CATHY CHAMBERS

ENGLISH & JOURNALISM

ANITA WARMAN

ONLINE COURSE SUPPORT

Phone:(828) 835-4318

4650 E US 64 Alt.

Murphy, NC 28906

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