Kara Barger to teach at Meadowview Elementary

by Billy Chandler

Kara Barger of Abingdon, Va. will receive her master’s degree in education.

Barger will graduate with the class of 2024. “I have had a wonderful experience being a part of the education department,” she said. “My time at Emory & Henry College has prepared me to enter the world of education myself and become an elementary teacher. I feel that without an Emory & Henry education, I would not have felt as confident to enter the classroom as I am now. Emory & Henry has inspired me to share my love of learning with my students and help guide them to success.”

She accredits those within the education department for assisting her along her education journey. Barger specifically would like to thank Dr. Sandy Frederick, Dr. Charity Hensley, Professor Sharon McKinney, Professor Hainsworth and visiting assistant professor Dr. Janie Hull.

Kara has taught at Meadowview Elementary since January 2024 and she will return to teaching there following graduation. Barger also received her bachelor’s in elementary education PK-6 from Emory & Henry.

Our Emory & Henry seniors are preparing to graduate and change the world. See our seniors’ success stories at www.emoryhenry.edu/commencement.

Contributed by Nathanial Hupp, E&H Class of 2024

“Emory & Henry is a wonderful place to further your education and have a great experience, all in one. “

—Kara Barger ’24

Location:

Abingdon, Va.

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