Our Graduates - Where Are They Now?

More than 120 students completed our master's program in the last 10 years.

Our graduates pursue a variety of careers, with the two most common being secondary teaching and college teaching (either as MA level instructors or continuing into doctoral programs to become university faculty).

Below is a sample of graduates from over the last 10 years, and where they are now. [full list of graduates from 2005 to present]

2017

  • Lee Fisher, Doctoral Student in Math at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • Jaehee Post, Math Instructor at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
  • Kevin Winfree, Math Instructor at Western Piedmont Community College, Morganton, NC

2016

  • Matthew Cavallo, Doctoral Student in Math at Howard University, Washington, DC
  • Amber Hazelwood, Math Teacher at Watauga High School, Boone, NC
  • Susannah Hogue, Math Instructor at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
  • Michael Rudziewicz, Army Intelligence Trainee

2015

  • Sarah McGinnis, Mathematician at the US Census Bureau, Washington DC
  • Samuel Luke Tunstall, Doctoral Student in Math Education at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
  • Alex Vannoy, Math Teacher at Alexander Central High School, Taylorsville, NC
  • Amanda Whitt, Math Instructor at AB Tech in Asheville, NC
  • Amanda McGough (nee Yoder), Statistician at Corning, Corning, NY (after completing a second masters in statistics at Va Tech)

2014

  • Alana Baird, Math Lecturer at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
  • Thomas Cook, Applied Math Doctoral Student at UNC-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
  • Dawn Laughter, Math Teacher at Chase Middle School, Forest City, NC
  • Amber Mellon, Math Lecturer at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

2013

  • Erin Funderburk, Math Instructor at Wilkes Community College, Wilkesboro, NC
  • Betsy Holland, Math Teacher at Newton-Conover High School, Newton, NC
  • Melissa Pierce, Math Teacher at Alexander Central High School, Taylorsville, NC
  • Adam Reeder, Math Teacher at Asheboro High School, Asheboro, NC
  • Kristen Vroom, Math Doctoral Student at Portland State University, Portland, OR

2012

  • Joe Castonguay, Math Instructor at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
  • Ashley Cox, Data Research & Analytics Consultant at Designeers Midwest, Raleigh NC
  • Dustin King, Math Professor at Horry Georgetown Technical College, Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Shiloh Moore, Applications Developer at AT&T, Raleigh
  • Tiffany Williams, Math Professor at Hory-Georgetown Technical College, Myrtle Beach, SC

2011

  • Rocky Horton, Math Teacher at Starmount High School, Boonville, NC
  • Terry Peacock, Business Analyst at MaxPoint Interactive, Raleigh, NC
  • Grady Lee Wilson Withers, Math Instructor at Forsyth Tech, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Andrew Wright, Math Professor at Columbia State Community College, Columbia, TN

2010

  • Jessica Miller, Math Instructor at Catawba Valley Community College, Hickory, NC
  • Levonda Rutherford, Math Teacher at North Wilkes Middle School, North Wilkesboro, NC
  • Misty Silver, Math Instructor at Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, NC
  • Jenny Tabat, Math Instructor at Midlands Technical College, Columbia, SC

2009

  • Mike Boone, Catawba Valley Community College
  • Griffin Dodd, Math Instructor at AB Tech, Asheville, NC
  • Jay Gant, Math and Stat Consulting and Tutoring, Shelby, NC
  • Tomas McIntee, Math Instructor at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • Brad Wandler, Math Instructor at Caldwell Community College, Hudson, NC

2008

  • Caleb Marsh, Math Instructor at Caldwell Community College, Boone, NC
  • Jason Sain, Math Instructor at Gaston College, Dallas, NC
  • John Grubbs, Math Instructor at Western Piedmont Community College, Morganton, NC
  • Corey Yost, Photographer, Boone, NC

2007

  • Ellie Abernethy, PhD Candidate, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
  • Celes Alexander, Mathematics Professor, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Mitchell Carr, Math Instructor and Evening Program Coordinator at Central Carolina Community College, Sanford, NC
  • Bryan Snare, Math Instructor at Virginia Western Community College, Roanoke, VA
  • Luke Walsh, Math Faculty at Catawba Valley Community College, Hickory, NC

2006

  • Katie Cook (nee Booth), Math Teacher at West Stokes High School, King, NC
  • Scott Coppock, Financial Advisor at Citizens Investments, Boston, MA
  • Frank Monterisi, Math Instructor and Coordinator, Trident Technical College, Charleston, SC
  • Marie Murphy, Math Instructor at Appalachian State U, Boone, NC