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Scott Caudill |Email | Webpage
Scott Caudill earned a BS in Biology with an ecology emphasis from Baylor University and a BS in Science Education from North Carolina State University. He taught previously at Cary High School.
Julia Ferrando |Email
Julia Ferrando graduated with a BS in Psychology from Ohio State University while also following a pre-medicine curriculum. She was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and previously worked as a claims adjuster for Liberty Mutual Insurance in Cincinnati, Ohio. She eventually returned to Cleveland to work as a substitute teacher and attend graduate school where she received an MEd degree from John Carroll University. Julia moved to Raleigh in 2020 to teach at RCHS.
Whit Hames |Email | Webpage
Whit Hames has taught in Moriyama, Japan, at Eastern Wayne High School in Goldsboro, and at Southeast Raleigh High School, where he was division leader for science. He has a BS in Biology from Michigan State University and an MS in Biology from James Madison University.
Philip Kellogg |Email
Philip Kellogg teaches Physics at Raleigh Charter. Originally from Ohio, Philip completed a BS in physics at Otterbein University, with his undergraduate research focusing on neutrino oscillation experiments at Fermilab. He completed the MAT program in science at NC State University, and has previously taught AP Physics C and Astronomy at Holly Springs High School.
Amy Koch |Email | Webpage
Amy Koch has been a researcher at three universities. Her degrees, the B.S. in Biology and the MAT in Science Education, are from Duke University. Prior to coming to RCHS, Amy Koch was a Biology teacher at Southeast Raleigh High School. In her spare time, Ms. Koch likes to read and spend time with her three children.
Norma Pedersen |Email | Webpage
Norma Pedersen holds a BA in Chemistry from Capital University and an MS degree in Biochemistry from NC State University where her research focused on hormone regulation of gene expression. She has taught Chemistry and Organic Chemistry at Wake Technical Community College, NC State University, and various high schools in the Raleigh-Durham area. She has also served as a Reader for the AP Chemistry exam.
Troy K. Weaver |Email
Troy K. Weaver earned his undergraduate degree in Biology and Religion from Duke University, an MAT in Science Education from UNC-Chapel Hill, and is currently working on his Triangle-trifecta by completing a Doctorate in Educational Administration and Supervision at NC State. He has taught all areas of science, but is most passionate about Biology, Chemistry, and Forensic Science. Mr. Weaver has taught in public schools, a juvenile detention center, and at several area independent schools, most recently at Cary Academy.