Pam Purifoy, Media Specialist

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Pam Purifoy, Media Specialist

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I am from Statesville, North Carolina. I moved to Raleigh 10 years ago and have been at York since the move. I have a BS in Elementary Education and an Masters of Library Science from East Carolina University and am a National Board Certified Media Specialist.  My husband and I met at ECU in the Marching Band and have been married 24 years. Some of my hobbies include reading, running and traveling to places I have never been to before. 

 Jennifer Riggert, Music

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Jennifer Riggert, Music

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Ms. Riggert has taught at York Elementary for 19 years.  She sees all the students in the building for music class each week.  She enjoys greeting the children in the morning with her puppets.  Students also know her from announcing numbers for carpool each afternoon.  Ms. Riggert has a 4th and 5th Grade Chorus that meets on Mondays and Thursday in the fall for a Winter Concert and on Thursdays in the Spring to prepare for the Raleigh Fine Arts Choral Celebration. This year the 2nd and 5th Grades will be performing plays.  She has a Bachelor of Music from Trenton State College and a Masters of Music from UNC-Greensboro.

 

 Justin Scott, PE

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Justin Scott, PE

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Coach Scott grew up in Raleigh and is proud to call Raleigh his home.  He earned his bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from East Carolina University and began teaching in Wake County in 2007. After 5 years of teaching in the classroom, York Elementary added Coach Scott to its staff in 2012.  In his free time, he enjoys watching Liverpool Football Club and the Boston Red Sox, running, and traveling with his wife. 

 Ann Thaden, Art

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Ann Thaden, Art