Mr. Jason Allen

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Ms. Michelle Black

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Ms. Michelle Black

School Social Worker

I am Michelle Allen-Black and I am the School Social Worker assigned to Bessemer City High School and Bessemer City Central Elementary.  My number one goal is to see that your child's basic daily, mental, physical and emotional needs are met to ensure their academic success.  

School brings many new opportunities and responsibilities and with that also comes new challenges.  I am here to address any concerns or questions that parents or students may have.

Parent involvement and communication with the school and staff is key for your child to have the best possible years and academic growth in school.  By being proactive and staying involved you are not only showing support of your child's efforts but also you are able to address issues before they become a problem.  

If at any time during the school year your family is in need of assistance with resources or referrals, please do not hesitate to contact me in order for me to share with you what may be available in the area.    

Mrs. Penny Cable

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Content Teacher

Ms. Allie Dallman

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Speech Teacher

Mrs. Carlene Falter

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Mrs. Carlene Falter

Content Teacher

Ms. Latoria Gamble

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Ms. Latoria Gamble

EC Teacher

Mrs. Robin Hensley

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EC Teacher Assistant

 

Mr. D' Hughes

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Custodian

Mrs. Rita Kennedy

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Mrs. Rita Kennedy

Behavior Coach

 I am Mrs. Rita Kennedy and I married my high school sweetheart "Willie" on March 4th,1988. We have two adult children and two grandchildren. I have an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education. I've been with Gaston County Schools since 2005. 

I'm also an Associate Minister at Friday Memorial Baptist Church in Dallas, N.C. since 2014 and have been a member since 3rd grade. I enjoy reading, cooking and spending time with her family. My Motto: Adults should allow themselves to see life through the eyes of a child and not take everything so seriously! I live life by the scripture Phil 4:13.
Mr. Matt McGee

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Outreach/Teacher Assistant

Mrs. Jill Medford

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AIG Teacher

Mrs. Susan Mesimer

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Mrs. Susan Mesimer

Literacy Teacher

My name is Susan Mesimer, and this is my second year serving as the literacy teacher at Bessemer City Central.  The previous nineteen years of my teaching career were completed at Springfield Elementary where I taught a variety of grade levels.  I graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education in 1997. I obtained my National Board Certification in 2008, and I received my Literacy Certification in 2016.  I am delighted to be a part of the Bessemer City Central staff.  

 

Mrs. Sheiva Mills

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School Nurse

 

Ms. Debbie Phillips

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Ms. Debbie Phillips

EC Teacher

Ms. Dana Potter

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Ms. Dana Potter

EC Teacher

Ms. Penny Rivera

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Ms. Penny Rivera

ESL Teacher

Ms. Tawanna Sanders

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Ms. Tawanna Sanders

Lead Bus Driver

Ms. Tommi Splawn

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Ms. Tommi Splawn

Instructional Assistant

Mrs. Nan Wysong

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Mrs. Nan Wysong

Behavior Lab/Teacher Assistant