I am an Iredell County native. I graduated from North Iredell HS in 1990. I graduated from Appalachian State University
in 1994 with a degree in Secondary Education/Mathematics. I completed my student teaching at West Iredell in the spring of 1994. I taught math at West until March, 2006. In March, I began in an Assistant Principals position at West Iredell. I graduated from Gardner Webb University in May, 2008 with a Masters Degree in School Administration.
I married my high school sweetheart in June, 2004. We were blessed in October, 2006 with a beautiful daughter named Megyn Payge.