Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Science in Education. Bowling Green State University. Methods of Teaching ART. University of Central Florda AutoCAD Certification. Cape Fear Community College.

Mr. Luke Wertz

Luke Wertz is the Visual Art teacher for East Duplin High School. He is a native of Ohio and graduate of Bowling Green State University where he studied Art Education. Luke kicked off his teaching career as a substitute in a small town ohio school then relocating to Pinellas county Florida. He explored several different schools in pinellas county and taught one year of Art at Tarpon Springs High school before moving to North Topsail Beach North Carolina and Teaching at Dixon High school for several years. After a brief stint of relocating to Durham North Carolina and teaching Art courses at Jordan High School, Luke and his family came back to the coast. Luke, his wife, and his dog, a white husky named boo, now reside in a river community in Burgaw. In his time away from school you can find Luke creating pottery at home or pursuing any of his favorite water activities including surfing and fishing.