Felicia Simmons, Principal

    I reside in Caldwell County with my husband and three children.  I received my Undergraduate degree from Winston-Salem State University, and my Master's degree from Gardner-Webb University.  I taught at the middle school level, and later became an Assistant Principal at the High School Level before serving as Principal for six years at the elementary level, and four years at the middle school level.

    I am honored to be the Principal of Freedom High School, home of the Patriots! I encourage you to continue to be an active participant in your child's education throughout high school.  The purpose of Freedom High School is to prepare solid, productive graduates who are ready and prepared to contribute to their community through the 21st century and beyond.  Our students thrive on displaying creativity, and showing their gifts and talents, by being well rounded in academics, the arts, athletics, and etc.  Patriot Nation has supportive parents, and a wonderful community.  The faculty and staff are passionate and dedicated to ensure the success of our students.

    The administration, faculty and staff at Freedom High School are committed to providing the best education for our students.  We are committed to working arduously until every student has learned to the best of his or her potential, and successfully graduates high school to be prepared for their future endeavors.  I look forward to a successful year! Thank you for your continuous support!



Dr. Moose has been in education for 15 years.  She has 

been a classroom teacher at the high school level with 

the English and Social Studies departments. She 

received her undergraduate, masters and doctoral 

degree from Gardner-Webb University and her 

administrator’s license from Appalachian State 

University.  She is excited to join the Patriot family!


Jeff Williams, Assistant Principal

Coach Williams has been in education for 22 years.  He

began his career with a six year stint at Liberty Middle

School and the past fifteen years have been spent at

Freedom in the Health & PE department.  He received

his undergraduate degree from Gardner Webb

University and his School Administration degree from

Appalachian State University.  I look forward to working

with the students, staff, and parents of Freedom High


Casey Rogers, Assistant Principal

Coach Rogers has been involved in education for 12 

years with all of those coming at Freedom High School. 

He is a 1998 graduate of Freedom.  He earned his 

B.S.B.A. in Business Law from Western Carolina 

University, earned his Masters degree in Sport 

Management from the University of Tennessee, and 

completed his School Administration degree form 

Appalachian State University. In addition to his assistant 

principal position, he is also the Athletic Director and 

head men's basketball coach.

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