Degrees and Certifications:
2nd Grade Teachers
Ms. Jackie Kelley (Far left):
Ms. Gerri Primak (2nd over):
Hi! I am Gerri Primak and thrilled to be in 2nd grade again this year. This will be my 7th year at Baucom. I have been in the education field for over 20 years! I grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and have since lived in Maryland, Massachusetts, and a few other cities in NC! I attended Penn State for undergrad and University of Maryland for my Masters. I love living and working in the Apex community!
Ms. Cathy Thibeault (3rd over):
I am originally from Michigan. My husband and I have 5 kids together. I've been teaching for 18 years. I love to spend time with my family, friends and my two dogs Bella and Harley.
Ms. Elizabeth Frost (4th over):
Hello! My name is Elizabeth Frost. This will be my 15th year teaching and 5th year at Baucom. I grew up in Rochester, New York and graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. I earned my National Board Certification in 2021. I love teaching reading and helping my students find a passion for books. Personally, I live in Apex with my husband, Martin, and two kids, Dylan and Graham. I enjoy cooking, exercising, traveling, and spending time with my family. We are always looking for our next big adventure.
I can’t wait to partner with your family this year and SOAR to new heights!
Ms. Diana Hosterman (5th over):
I am so excited to begin my 5th year in 2nd grade at Baucom, but my 17th year overall! I love this school and community so much! My husband, Mike (Coach), and I love working together and bringing our daughters to Baucom! I grew up in East Palestine, Ohio and attended Youngstown State University. I started my teaching career in Ohio and earned my Masters in reading from YSU. I am so happy to now call Apex my home. I live in Apex with my husband, and my daughters, Joy (9), Josie (7), June (2). I love going to the beach and spending time with my family.
Ms. Susan Hunt (6th over):
Hi! I am Susan Hunt and I am excited to be your child’s teacher this year. I have been teaching at Baucom for 24 years. It is such a special place and I love the family feel. I graduated from Meredith College in December 1998 and went to Millbrook High School in Raleigh. I am an avid swimmer and as a side job I teach swim lessons. I live in Apex with my 8 pound pup, Molly. I go to the beach often as my parents live in Ocean Isle.