Micheal is a father to Aaliyah and Ethan, both students at MDCS. He has been a Swain County resident for over 20 years and has been involved with MDCS in various aspects. He started as a bus driver in the mornings and then would go to his full-time job at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino as a table games dealer. In 2021, Micheal left his job at Harrah’s, after 10 years, to join MDCS full time as the Title I teacher and Tech. In 2022, he worked as an EC assistant and took on Technology and Transportation Director. This year Micheal will assist with various tasks around campus as well as maintaining Technology and Transportation Director.

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