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Jim Akins
Akins, Jim
Science Teacher
Nikki Akins
Akins, Nikki
Education & Training - Career & Technical Teacher
Stephanie Allison
Allison, Stephanie
Class of 2022 Counselor
Jennifer Alt
Alt, Jennifer
Health Science Education - Career & Technical Teacher
Elizabeth Arwood
Arwood, Elizabeth
Agriculture - Career & Technical Teacher
AubreyAnna Badon
Badon, AubreyAnna
College/Career Advisor
Bridget Baron
Baron, Bridget
English Teacher
Karen Bateman
Bateman, Karen
Mathematics Teacher
Brad Beaubien
Beaubien, Brad
Science Teacher
Karen Bell
Bell, Karen
Special Education Assistant
Don Berry
Berry, Don
Welcome Center
Jessica Blackwell
Blackwell, Jessica
Student Resource Officer
Ryan Brinkmann
Brinkmann, Ryan
Social Studies Teacher
Donna Bryant
Bryant, Donna
Social Studies Teacher

I attended Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas and Pellissippi State Technical Community College in Knoxville, TN.  I graduated from Austin Peay State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with a concentration in Political Science and Psychology.  My minor is in secondary education.  I then studied administration and supervision at Tennessee State University grading with a Masters in Arts.

I worked at Charlotte Middle School for 5 years teaching US History before moving to DCHS in 2005.  I have taught US History, Early American History, Ancient History, World History and now Psychology.

Before teaching, I worked in business and sales.  I am particularly drawn to advertising and computer arts.  My experience in business has informed much of my emphasis in preparing students for not only college but an active and competitive work force.

I work as a sponsor for the History Club, BETA Club and DC Travelers.  Our faculty helps to identify students for our travel abroad program.  We have been traveling with students to foreign countries since 2013.

Donna L. Bryant
Department of History
Dickson County High School
509 Henslee Drive
Dickson, TN 37055
615-446-9003 ext. 30925

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Gregory Burns
Burns, Gregory
Business & Marketing - Career & Technical Teacher and Football Head Coach
Chrissy Canty
Canty, Chrissy
Centerstone Counselor
Chris Cardona
Cardona, Chris
Science Teacher
Jacklyn Clements
Clements, Jacklyn
Mathematics Teacher and Volleyball Head Coach
Jeff Clifton
Clifton, Jeff
PLTW (STEM) - Career & Technical Teacher
Alicia Corlew
Corlew, Alicia
Social Worker
Amy Crowder
Crowder, Amy
English Teacher
Allee Cude
Cude, Allee
Mathematics Teacher
Chuck Daniel
Daniel, Chuck
Physical Education and Social Studies Teacher
Chuck Daniel
Physical Education & Personal Finance
27th year teaching.  3rd year at DCHS
1987 DCHS Boy's Citizenship Award winner and 1988 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee
Earned BS Degree in Education from Middle Tennessee State University
Earned Master's Degree in Arts in Education from Cumberland University in 1999
Earned 2nd Master's Degree from Arkansas State University in 2011
Married to Jessica Daniel (Science Teacher at Burns Middle School)
3 children:  Mycah 21, Zeke 10, Imani 7

Dwayne Daniel
Daniel, Dwayne
In School Suspension Monitor
Thomas (Mark) Dawson
Dawson, Thomas (Mark)
Residential & Commercial Construction - Career & Technical Teacher
Kay Dodd
Dodd, Kay
Spanish Teacher
After graduating from Lipscomb University as an English Secondary Education major and Spanish minor, I have continued to learn every day while teaching in Tennessee, Alabama, Oklahoma, West Virginia, and Kentucky over the last 35 years. I obtained a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction while in West Virginia. 
My husband of 40+ years and I are proud of our two married children and three grandchildren who call us "Coach" and "KK."
Being a member of the DCHS family/faculty is a highlight, honor, and blessing. I feel Cougar Pride each day!!
Cindy Donaldson
Donaldson, Cindy
Educational Assistant
Doty, Hayley
English Teacher
Dan Dufty
Dufty, Dan
Social Studies Teacher
Kristen England
England, Kristen
Digital Arts & Design - Career & Technical Teacher
Stejana Fernandez
Fernandez, Stejana
Mathematics Teacher
Amy Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald, Amy
Diana Fussell
Fussell, Diana
Special Education Teacher
Mara Hope Gash
Gash, Mara Hope
Mathematics Teacher
Steven Gerber
Gerber, Steven
JROTC Teacher
Otis Gerron
Gerron, Otis
Student Resource Officer
Teresa Gill
Gill, Teresa
Office Administration Secretary
Leslie Gray
Gray, Leslie
Earlene Green
Green, Earlene
Chris Greene
Greene, Chris
Fine Arts Teacher and Choral Director
Robin Gunn
Gunn, Robin
Class of 2023 Counselor
Kimberly Hale
Hale, Kimberly
Mathematics Teacher
Joseph Hall
Hall, Joseph
Science Teacher
Sonya Hall
Hall, Sonya
Cafeteria Manager
Teresa Hall
Hall, Teresa
Mathematics Teacher
Diana Hearndon
Hearndon, Diana
Spanish Teacher
Rachel Hedge
Hedge, Rachel
Fine Arts Teacher
Bryan Henson
Henson, Bryan
Fine Arts Teacher and Band Director
Michelle Herbert
Herbert, Michelle
Health Science Education - Career & Technical Teacher
Eric Hickerson
Hickerson, Eric
Virtual High School Teacher
Tina Hogin
Hogin, Tina
Educational Assistant
Joey Holley
Holley, Joey
Kristy Hollinsworth
Hollinsworth, Kristy
Fine Arts Teacher
Donna Holt
Holt, Donna
Class of 2025 Counselor
Jennifer Howington
Howington, Jennifer
Social Studies Teacher
Caroline Jackson
Jackson, Caroline
Rachel Johnson
Johnson, Rachel
English Teacher
Dr. Blake Jones
Jones, Dr. Blake
Social Studies Teacher
Brady Jones
Jones, Brady
Science Teacher
Sandy Jones
Jones, Sandy
Guidance Secretary
Carrie Joyce
Joyce, Carrie
English Teacher
Betty Karpowecz
Karpowecz, Betty
Spanish Teacher
Shannon Kwiatkowski
Kwiatkowski, Shannon
English Teacher
Valerie Littleton
Littleton, Valerie
Social Studies Teacher
Stefan Logan
Logan, Stefan
Architectural & Engineering Design - Career & Technical Teacher
Tony Longtin
Longtin, Tony
Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair - Career & Technical Teacher
Rachel Lutton
Lutton, Rachel
Class of 2024 Counselor
I am a graduate of the Master's in School Counseling program at Austin Peay State University and I completed my undergraduate work at the University at Tennessee in Knoxville. I am a big VOLS fan! I am married to my husband Keith and together we have 2 wonderful, messy boys - Lyle and Macon.

My professional goal is to facilitate a constructive and effective relationship between
?home, school, and within the community to maximize each student’s post-secondary potential. 

Rachel Lutton
School Counselor
Dickson County High School
Dawn Martin
Martin, Dawn
Bookkeeper - Office Administration
Jennifer Mattio
Mattio, Jennifer
Educational Assistant
Rhonda McElroy
McElroy, Rhonda
Special Education Teacher
Robyn Miller
Miller, Robyn
English Teacher
Carol Moore
Moore, Carol
Harold Murrell
Murrell, Harold
Physical Education Teacher and Boys Basketball Head Coach
Keri Nash
Nash, Keri
Social Studies Teacher
Lori Neblett
Neblett, Lori
Educational Assistant
Bert Newberry
Newberry, Bert
Softball Head Coach
Christa Nichols
Nichols, Christa
Fine Arts Teacher
Rodney Parker
Parker, Rodney
Physical Education Teacher and Baseball Head Coach
John Patterson
Patterson, John
Criminal Justice - Career & Technical Teacher
Katherine Perez
Perez, Katherine
Assistant Principal
Cheyenne Perkins
Perkins, Cheyenne
English Teacher
Tiffany Peters
Peters, Tiffany
Business & Marketing - Career & Technical Teacher
Nelson Pierce
Pierce, Nelson
Physical Education Teacher
Pattye Post
Post, Pattye
Mathematics Teacher
Randy Powers
Powers, Randy
JROTC Teacher
Jay Powlas
Powlas, Jay
Residential & Commercial Construction - Career & Technical Teacher and Athletic Director
Curtis Primm
Primm, Curtis
Special Education Assistant
Nikki Pulley
Pulley, Nikki
Instructional Coach
Edward Rakus
Rakus, Edward
Science Teacher
Ginger Regen
Regen, Ginger
Health Science Education - Career & Technical Teacher
Angela Richardson
Richardson, Angela
Mathematics Teacher
Sara Robertson
Robertson, Sara
English Teacher
Cheryl Roth
Roth, Cheryl
Special Education Teacher
Anita Russell
Russell, Anita
Sheila Salewsky
Salewsky, Sheila
Special Education Teacher
Bachelors Degree in Special Education from Austin Peay State University
Senior Class Coordinator
Margie Shelby
Shelby, Margie
French Teacher
Risa Sims
Sims, Risa
ELL English Teacher
Sheri Sinks
Sinks, Sheri
Health Science Education - Career & Technical Teacher
Brittney Smith
Smith, Brittney
Social Studies Teacher
Curtis Southerland
Southerland, Curtis
Fine Arts Teacher

As an art educator, I strive to provide the highest quality learning environment and opportunity to students by means of preparation, constant planning and reflection that will allow student mastery of daily objectives. The design and goal of my classroom is to make students feel safe and comfortable while preparing them for the responsibility and expectations of the real world. Honest communication to self and each other is the classroom's foundation for learning together and building strong student/teacher relationships. Mistakes are expected as part of the learning process and responded to in a constructive way. A rigorous classroom is evident every day as students show accountability and problem-solving skills through daily group interactions.

I obtained my formal education from Freed-Hardeman University, University of Tennessee, and Austin Peay State University and hold a Bachelors in Fine Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies, with a focus in non-profit administration and also a Masters in Education. Experience includes: nine years of private instruction, six years as a corporate gallery curator, ten years teaching at the public elementary level, as well as my current position at DCHS.

Kelly Stevenson
Stevenson, Kelly
Physical Education Teacher
Whitney Stock
Stock, Whitney
Human Services - Career & Technical Teacher
Randall Sullivan
Sullivan, Randall
English Teacher
Adam Taylor
Taylor, Adam
Science Teacher
Maria Thornton
Thornton, Maria
Spanish Teacher
Toni Tucker
Tucker, Toni
Physical Education Teacher
Kara Underwood
Underwood, Kara
Thornton Vaughn
Vaughn, Thornton
Student Resource Officer
Ty Weaver
Weaver, Ty
Erin Webb
Webb, Erin
Physical Education Teacher and Girls Basketball Head Coach
Regina Webster
Webster, Regina
Assistant Principal
Karen Willey
Willey, Karen
Special Education Teacher
I graduated from Austin Peay State University in 1984 with a B.S. w/certification in Special Education. In 1989, I received an M.A.Ed. from Austin Peay State University in Special Education. In 1992, I became certified in Administration and Supervision in grades K-8 and in grades 7-12.

My professional goal is to assist all students I teach, not only in reaching their full academic potential, but to also assist these students in reaching their life goals. My personal goals are to continue to love God, my family (proud grandmother of one amazing baby boy), and my coworkers and friends.
Dr. Charles Williams
Williams, Dr. Charles
Mathematics Teacher
Paul Williams
Williams, Paul
Science Teacher
Troy Williams
Williams, Troy
Assistant Principal
Anna Wilson
Wilson, Anna
Mathematics Teacher
Charlotte Wisdom
Wisdom, Charlotte
Attendance Secretary
Kerri Woodard
Woodard, Kerri
ESL Teacher
Milton Wuertz
Wuertz, Milton
Science Teacher
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