North Cove Elementary is pleased to announce Ms. Whitney Vance as the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Vance has served at North Cove Elementary for six years, and has become a leader among our staff.
Mrs. Vance grew up in Newland, North Carolina on a Christmas Tree Farm. She attended Avery County High School and graduated in 2006. She went to Gardner-Webb University and Appalachian State University where she obtained her teaching license.
Mrs. Vance is married to Blake Vance and they have a Shar Pei named Maggie. They enjoy watching sports (specifically the Carolina Panthers and the Duke Blue Devils), spending time with family, being outdoors, traveling, reading, crafting, and listening to music.