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Lexi Brown

My name is Lexi Brown, and I am so excited to be teaching 3rd grade at AB Combs! I moved to the Raleigh area from Galax, Virginia in 2020 to begin my teaching career. I am a graduate of Liberty University with a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education. I have experience teaching fifth grade, first grade, and kindergarten. In my spare time, I enjoy hiking, yoga, and reading. I am so grateful to be teaching at AB Combs and am looking forward to a successful year!

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Alex Butler

My name is Alexander Butler and I have been working in education since 2013. I have held a variety of roles including lecturing, teaching and pastoral, working with students aged from as young as 4 to as old as 21. I have worked in the U.K. and the UAE (Abu Dhabi) where I taught children from all around the world and learned about many different cultures. Before working in education, I served in the British military for nearly six years. I was a radio communicator onboard HMS Marlborough in the Royal Navy. I am from Kent, England and excited to begin this new and wonderful opportunity that I have been given. I have a Post Graduate Diploma and a Masters Degree in Education from Canterbury Christ Church University. My teaching philosophy is very simple. I believe every child matters and that every child has the potential to achieve great things and become a champion.

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Crystal Hadley

My name is Crystal Mallia Hadley. I moved to North Carolina from Michigan in August of 2008 to start my teaching career. I taught for eight years in Harnett County and served as the Leader in Me Chairperson at my previous school. I am a graduate of Saginaw Valley State University with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education with minors in Math and English.  I student taught 2nd grade and worked as a Title I Teacher for K-5 elementary school in Michigan.  I was also a manager of a scrapbooking store for seven years before I became a teacher. Teaching is my first passion in life.  My second passion in life is scrapbooking.  I love to scrapbook my family, my friends, and the places I’ve visited.  I can’t wait to start our classroom scrapbook.  I also love to read, go to the beach, go on walks, and sing karaoke. My all-time favorite thing to do is spend time with family and friends, especially my husband and son. I am very grateful to be at Combs Elementary.  I’m looking forward to teaching and living the Habits with the wonderful staff and students here at this fine school.  3rd Grade Website

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Erin Knight

My name is Erin Knight, and I am thrilled to be teaching 3rd grade at AB Combs! I grew up in Charlotte, NC and graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with a STEM concentration. I completed my student teaching in second grade at AB Combs, and started teaching here in 2014. In my spare time, I enjoy making crafts, trying out new recipes, attending NC State sporting events, and spending time with my friends and family. Teaching is my passion, and I look forward to sharing it with my students so that they may also recognize their worth and potential. 

 

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Lindsey Stogner

My name is Lindsey Stogner and I am delighted to be teaching 3rd grade here at AB Combs! I am from Clayton, NC and graduated from East Carolina University(Go Pirates!) with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a concentration in reading. I student taught in 3rd grade in Johnston County and began my teaching career in 2021. In my spare time I enjoy reading, doing yoga, baking, and spending time with my friends and family. I look forward to this coming school year with my students and I hope to help them realize their potential as leaders. 

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Meghan Wilson

My name is Meghan Wilson and I am thrilled to be a part of AB Combs! I am originally from North Carolina, and graduated in 2021 with my Master of Art in Teaching from NC State University. Teaching is my second career as I previously worked in human resources at NC State University for nine years. My undergraduate degree is in International Studies from UNC, and I love learning about different cultures. I have always enjoyed working with children, and I am so grateful that I now have the opportunity to pursue this passion as a career. My husband and I have two adventurous daughters, Emma and Avonlea, and we love to spend time with our two chihuahuas, Layla and Penny. Outside of school, our family is involved in Girl Scouts, biking around the greenways, traveling (we love the mountains!), and exploring new restaurants and shops around the Triangle. I enjoy indoor and outdoor gardening (I have +20 houseplants!), watching sci-fi and historical films, and listening to podcasts.