Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

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Our Teachers

  • Mrs. Lindsey Bozeman

    Teaching Assignment: K5

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2015

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Auburn Montgomery

    Degree(s) Held: BS Childhood Education


    email: lbozeman@hooperacademy.org

  • Mrs. Deborah B. Moncrief

    Teaching Assignment: 1st Grade

    Teaching at Hooper since: 1987

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Huntingdon College, Troy State University 

    Degree(s) Held: BS Elementary Education, MS Early Childhood Education

    Extra Curricular Activities/Duties: Diamond Dolls Sponsor

     

    email: dbmoncrief@hooperacademy.org

  • Miss Lauren Meredith

    Teaching Assignment: 2nd 

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2014

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Auburn University

    Degree(s) Held: BS Early Childhood Education

    Extracurricular Activities/Responsibilities: JV Cheer Coach

     

    email: lmeredith@hooperacademy.org

  • Mrs. Linda Richardson

    Teaching Assignment: 3rd Grade

    Teaching at Hooper since: 1995

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Auburn University Montgomery

    Degree(s) Held: BS Elementary Education

    Extra Curricular Activities/Duties: District Science Fair

     

    email: lrichardson@hooperacademy.org

  • Mrs. Candice Duffey
    Mrs. Candice Duffey
    Computer, Yearbook, Fine Arts, Performing Arts

    Teaching Assignment: Computer, Yearbook, Fine Arts, Performing Arts

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2018

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Huntingdon College, University of Phoenix

    Degree(s) Held: BS Secondary Education (English), BA Psychology, MA Secondary Education

    Extra Curricular Activities/Duties: Jr. Class Sponsor, Performing Arts Club

     

    email: cduffey@hooperacademy.org

  • Mrs. Jessi Hayes
    Mrs. Jessi Hayes
    7th Grade History, 8th/9th/11th/12th Science, 8th Grade Enrichment

    Teaching Assignment: 7th Grade History, 8th/9th/11th/12th Science, 8th Grade Enrichment

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2015

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Huntingdon College

    Degree(s) Held: BA Physical Education

    Extra Curricular Activities/Duties: Head Volleyball, Asst JV Girls Basketball

     

    email: jhayes@hooperacademy.org

  • Mr. John Johnson
    Mr. John Johnson
    Physics, Biology

    Teaching Assignment: Physics, Biology

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2017

    Colleges/Universities Attended: University of West Alabama, UAB

    Degree(s) Held: AB, Science, MEd Admin & Supervision, Chemistry, Biology

     

    email: jjohnson1@hooperacademy.org

  • Ms. Elyse McIntyre
    Ms. Elyse McIntyre
    Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy

    Teaching Assignment: Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2014

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Judson College, Auburn University Montgomery

    Degree(s) Held: BS Science. MS Secondary Education

    Extra Curricular Activities/Duties: JV Girls Basketball, Softball

     

    email: emcintyre@hooperacademy.org

  • Mrs. Renee Nelson
    Mrs. Renee Nelson
    7th, 8th, 9th English

    Teaching Assignment: 7th, 8th, 9th English

    Teaching at Hooper since: 1998

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Troy University, Alabama State University

    Degree(s) Held: BS English/History, MS English Education

     

    email: rnelson@hooperacademy.org

  • Mr. Buzz Phillips
    Mr. Buzz Phillips
    8th & 9th Grade History, Street Law, MS/HS PE

    Teaching Assignment: 7th Grade Bible, 7th Grade Civics/Geography, Street Law, MS/HS PE

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2018

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Troy University

    Degree(s) Held: BS Health, Physical Education

    Extracurricular Activities: Head Varsity Girls Basketball, Head JV Boys Basketball

     

    email: bphillips@hooperacademy.org

  • Mr. James Maury Popwell
    Mr. James Maury Popwell
    Sr. Social Studies

    Teaching Assignment: Sr. Social Studies

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2004

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Central Al. Community College, Huntingdon College, Troy University

    Degree(s) Held: BS in Social Studies, minor in PE, Masters in Administration and Supervision

     

    email: mpopwell@hooperacademy.org

  • Mrs. Laura Simmons
    Mrs. Laura Simmons
    Elementary Music, Spanish I & II, Enrichment

    Teaching Assignment: Elementary Music, Spanish I & II, Enrichment

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2015

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Baylor University

    Degree(s) Held: BA Communications Specialist and English

    Extra Curricular Activities/Duties: Spanish Club 

     

    email: lsimmons@hooperacademy.org

  • Miss Elaine Smith

    Teaching Assignment: Library

    Teaching at Hooper since: 1974

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Troy State University, Auburn, Auburn Montgomery

    Degree(s) Held: BS Education (History, English), M.Ed. History, Certification – Educational Media

     

    email: esmith@hooperacademy.org

  • Mr. Rick Yates
    Health, MS/HS PE, Vo Ag

    Teaching Assignment: Health, MS/HS PE, Vo Ag

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2018

    Colleges/Universities Attended: George Wallace Community College, Auburn University

    Degree(s) Held: BS in Education

    Extracurricular Activities: Faculty Soccer Rep

    email: ryates@hooperacademy.org

  • Mrs. Sally Long
    Mrs. Sally Long
    4th Grade

    Teaching Assignment: 4th Grade

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2019

    Colleges/Universities Attended:

    Degree(s) Held:

     

    email: slong@hooperacademy.org

  • Mrs. Haileigh Purvis

    Teaching Assignment:  5th grade

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2019

    Colleges/Universities Attended:  Faulkner University

    Degree(s) Held: Bachelors of Science- Elementary Education

     

    email: hpurvis@hooperacademy.org

  • Mrs. Stephanie Nobles

    Teaching Assignment: 6th Grade

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2019

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Auburn University Montgomery

    Degree(s) Held: BS Early Childhood and Elementary Education

    Extra Curricular Activities/Duties: High School After School Care

    email: snobles@hooperacademy.org

  • Mrs. Candy McClendon
    Mrs. Candy McClendon
    English 10, 11 and 12; Interpersonal

    Teaching Assignment: English 10, 11 and 12; Interpersonal

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2019

    Colleges attended: Faulkner University

    Degree(s) Held: B.S. Degree in Secondary Education-With a double major in social studies and English

     

    email: cmmclendon@hooperacademy.org

  • Mr. Josh Ritter
    World History I, World History II, Basic Computer Applications

    Teaching Assignment: World History I, World History II, Basic Computer Applications

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2015

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Western Governors University

    Degree(s) Held: B.A. Social Sciences Education

    Extra Curricular Activities/Duties: Assistant Football/Assistant Softball

     

    email: jritter@hooperacademy.org

  • Mr. Wes Smith
    Mr. Wes Smith
    Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus

    Teaching Assignment: Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus

    Teaching at Hooper since: 2019

    Colleges/Universities Attended: Huntingdon College

    Degree(s) Held: BS in Mathematics; minor Chemistry

    Extracurricular Activities: Strength and Conditioning; Football

     

    email: wsmith@hooperacademy.org

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