Congratulations to Mr. Alex Barnette, who was voted Teacher of the Year! Mr. Barnette graduated in 2006 from East Duplin and returned in 2012 to teach math. He attended college at James Sprunt Community College and UNCW, where he earned a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics. Mr. Barnette is currently the Senior Class Advisor for East Duplin as well as a co-advisor for FCA, NHS, and the STEAMA Club. Outside of school, Mr. Barnette enjoys playing drums. He has played drums at Grace Covenant Church for many years, including the youth outreach event Oasis, which is sponsored in part by East Duplin's FCA. Mr. Barnette is married and has two children. They enjoy spending time outdoors and vacationing in Florida.