• Welcome to Mr. Cook's English Page

    Eric Cook



    “Writing and learning and


    thinking are the same process.”

                                              --William Zinsser
    My Classroom Mission

    My first goal as a teacher is help students learn to think.  I see this skill as the one thing that will ensure success in life, no matter what path a person chooses.
    About Me

    I graduated from WIHS in 1993 and received my bachelor's degree in English and philosophy from Duke University in 1997.  I came back to West to teach in 2004. I teach Eng. II, III, and IV, serve as the advisor for the Beta Club.  I became a National Board Certified Teacher in 2007 and completed my Master's degree in school administration at Gardner-Webb University in 2013.