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Braden Brown             
Ext. 42-210              E-mail:


Roles:  Mathematics Teacher, Assistant Football Coach
Experience:  3 years
Education: Morehead State University, University of Cumberlands

Degrees:   BS in Mathematics, MA in Education



Faith Conn            
Ext. 42-103              E-mail:
Roles:  Mathematics Teacher, Head Girls Basketball Coach
Experience:  I have 5 years of experience. This is my 6th year at West Carter.
Education:   Kentucky Christian University

Degrees: Bachelor of Art: Secondary Education; Bachelor of Social Work; Masters of Art: Teacher Leader

Interests/Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my family, working out, adventuring, and all things sports.

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Jeff Huffman              
Ext. 42-109              E-mail:

Roles: Currently teaching Honors Geometry, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Senior Math; Head Cheer Coach for West Carter High and Middle Schools

Experience: 35 years
-Bachelors of Science Degree in Mathematics:  Morehead State

-Masters of Arts Degree in Counseling:  Morehead State

-Educational Specialists Degree in Counseling:  Morehead State

Interests/Hobbies: Currently the Director for the Olive Hill/Independence Day Pageants;  Director of the Carter County Fair Pageants; UCA Certified Cheerleading Judge; Miss America Certified Judge.


Melinda Thompson              
Ext. 42-101              E-mail:

Roles: Mathematics Teacher, Beta Club Adviser, Math Academic Team Adviser
Experience: I have 21 years of teaching experience. This year 2021-2022 is my 9th year at West Carter High School. I also taught for 3 years at Rowan County Senior High School, 3 years at Fayette County and 6 years in the Philippines.
Education/Degrees:  MA Mathematics from Western Kentucky University, Bachelor of Education major in Physics at Bicol University (Philippines), and Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communication Engineer at Aemillianum College (Philippines). 

University of Bagiou - Post baccalaureate for effective instructional practices

Interests/Hobbies: I love travelling to different places. I enjoy reading and swimming. Most of all, I love spending time with my two kids, Charlie and Patrick. 


Ryan Raybourn              
Ext. 42-105              E-mail:

Roles:  Mathematics Teacher,  Assistant Track & Field Coach, Head Cross Country Coach, Athletic Director
Experience:  15
th year teaching, 7th year at West Carter High School, and previously taught Math at West Carter Middle School
Education:  Morehead State University
Degrees:  Bachelor's in Business Management, Masters in Middle School Instruction, Rank 1 in Secondary Business Instruction When not teaching and coaching, I really enjoy spending time with my wife and two daughters.

Interests/Hobbies: Playing Music, Hunting, and Running

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