Mrs. Sherry Autry

Phone: 910-862-2130

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University of North Carolina at Pembroke Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Mathematics Education

Mrs. Sherry Autry

Mrs. Sherry Autry began her teaching career at Orrum Middle School in January of 1995. In August of that year she began teaching at her alma mater, Bladenboro High School. She transitioned to West Bladen High School (after the closing of BHS) in 2002.  Mrs. Autry is the advisor for the West Bladen High School Marshals and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA).

Miss Demia Bolden

Phone: 910-862-2130

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Elizabeth City State University North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Masters of Science in Applied Mathematics

Miss Demia Bolden

Ms. Demia Bolden is a math teacher at West Bladen. She served as a graduate teacher assistant and Mathematics Department tutor in 2016-2017.  Ms. Bolden began teaching at West Bladen in 2017-2018. 

Miss Melinda Coughlin

Phone: 910-862-2130

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Sandhills Community College North Carolina State University Bachelor of Science

Miss Melinda Coughlin


Miss Coughlin has been a math teacher in Bladen County since 1986. She taught at Bladenboro High School from 1986 until the high school was closed in 2002.  She has been at West Bladen High School since the doors were opened in the Fall of 2002. Miss Coughlin is a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, a national educator's organization, and a past member of North Carolina Teachers of Mathematics organization. She was named West Bladen's Teacher of the Year on two diffferent occasions and serves on many teams and committees for the school.


“Success in math does not depend on how many answers you know, but by what you do when you don’t know the answer.” —Unknown

Mr. Jason Hemingway

Phone: 910-862-2130

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Mr. Jason Hemingway

Mrs. Jill Smith

Phone: 910-862-2130

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University of North Carolina at Wilmington Fayetteville State University Bachelor's degree in Business Management Marketing Mathematics (9-12) Licensure

Mrs. Jill Smith


Mrs. Jill Smith began her teaching career as a high school math teacher at Tar Heel Middle-High School in 1999. She transferred to West Bladen High School in 2002, when it was opened. She has taught Math I and Math II. Mrs. Smith served as the chairperson for the Schools that Work committee in 2018-2019. 

Mr. Wayne Young

Phone: 910-862-2130

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North Carolina State University Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering Master of Divinity in International Church Planting 

Mr. Wayne Young

As a lateral entry teacher, Mr. Wayne Young began his teaching career as a middle school math teacher.  The remainder of his career has been spent teaching high school level mathematics.