Carlee Lewis and Amber Hancock-Burns
Teaching Experience: Taught 8 years at Leesville Road High School in business and marketing.
Why she is the director of AOIT: It’s all about “flexing a new muscle.” Ms. Robinson wanted to help students to graduate high school, reach college, and eventually the work force.
Main tasks of the AOIT director: The AOIT director puts moving parts together to make them work. Helping students combine technology and presentation skills to eventually help them to be as ready for college and working as possible.
Educational Background: Went to school at NC State University and earned a graduate degree in business and marketing.
What she was like in high school: Your average high school student, hardworking, cheerleader, and helped in athletic directing.
What she thinks about Apex and the renovations: Likes Apex, but sees reasons for renovation. Loves the people she works with (like Ms. Caudill) and dislikes how spread out the campus is.
What her most memorable moment as a teacher is: A student had a very hard time trying to graduate. On graduation day the student came up to Ms. Robinson saying “I did it! You believed in me!” and knew that all the work she put into the student, helped them in order to finish high school.
Advice to give all students: Enjoy high school and few responsibilities. Too many kids rush to get out of high school. Lastly, find something you love in school and get involved!