OUR HEROES

Ron Turner
Ron Turner

Ron Turner graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne College with a degree in Business Administration.  While he had a successful business building custom homes for families, he could never let go of his desire to teach and coach.  Inspired by the lives of two uncles…

Crystal Shirk
Crystal Shirk

Crystal Shirk is a Certified Athletic Trainer and Manager of her staff in her 11th year with Charles D Owen high school and Southeastern Sports Medicine and Pardee Sports Medicine. Over the years, her work has truly become family. This made it hard when she had to…

Dona Adams
Dona Adams

In the spring of 2009, I felt a lump in my breast but ignored it. “That could not happen to me” I immediately thought. Besides, life was too busy and was going as I always planned; my youngest son was graduating high school and moving to college while my other son…

Lisa Peeler
Lisa Peeler

My name is Lisa Peeler and I live in Weddington, North Carolina. My husband, Sterling and I have three sons, Mason, Jay and Brock who all attended Weddington High School. My oldest son is currently a sophomore at NCSU while my middle son is a freshman…

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Millie Adams

Millie Adams was a star basketball player and top scholar at Fred. T. Foard High School. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Lenoir-Rhyne College and began a long and distinguished career in education, teaching at Alexander Central…

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Amy Warlick

In January 2016, Amy Warlick, age 28, heard the one word from her doctor that no one ever wants to hear, CANCER. Amy had been diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. Her diagnosis came several months after a cyst was found on her breast…

Susan Sibbach
Susan Sibbach

Susan Sibbach is a teacher at Triton High School. This will be her thirteenth year teaching at THS. Her daughter Jozy graduated from Triton in 2007 and her son Levi graduated from Triton in 2010. One of her greatest joys in life was being able to be a part…

Stephanie McNeil
Stephanie McNeil

My name is Miss Stephanie McNeil, and I am a child of God.  Born in Fayetteville, North Carolina at Cape Fear Valley on June 8th, 1970 to Brenda K. and Charley Jr. McNeil-yes I am their first of three children. My dad was military and thus I have spent most of my life abroad. 

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Paul Burge

Paul Edward Burge was diagnosed with metastatic pancreatic cancer, an aggressive and virtually untreatable cancer, on August 7, 2017, and lost his battle on September 3, 2017. Throughout his life, Mr. Burge was known for his service to others and willingness…

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