Mr. Reynell was born and raised in Rochester, NY. He graduated from Spencerport High School in 1999. After a brief stint at Barton College, he attended and graduated from Temple University in 2003. He married his college sweeheart, Carrie, in the summer of 2004 and soon thereafter started his first teaching job in Wayne County here in NC. This is his eighteenth year in education and ninth at Bunn High School. He also serves as the BHS varsity boys' basketball coach.
Mrs. Knapp has been teaching since January 2011 and with Franklin County since 2020. She enjoys playing with her German Shorthaired Pointer, Penny, and hanging out with her husband and five grown kids. Her favorite novel genre is mystery. Let her know your favorite novel and she'll likely add it to her summer list!
Ms. Shannon was born in California into a military family, but moved to Catskill, New York, when she was four years old. She went on to graduate from the one-town high school, Catskill High School. She moved to North Carolina in 1992 and continued her education at Fayetteville State University attaining her Masters degree in Teaching Special Education. She is licensed in SPED K-12, Elementary Education K-6, Middle School English 6-9, and High School English 9-12. Mrs. Shannon and her family made Bunn their home in 2021, and her daughters attended (graduated) Bunn High School. Ms. Shannon works in the English department having taught Composition, Foundations of English, English 2, and Journalism.
John Rappold was born and raised in Monroe, LA. After obtaining his English degree, he worked in management in the food service industry. Later, John went back to school (ECSU) to proceed with his dream of becoming a teacher. He received his Secondary Education degree and joined the BHS team shortly after. This is John's second full year at BHS. He teaches 10th grade English (Comp & English II), and he is also the Head Coach for the Boys' Soccer Program. Go Wildcats!