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Mr. Rodney Allen

My family is the most important thing in the world.  My wife Robyn is a biology teacher at Mt. Tabor.  We  have three amazing children; Lizzie Grace, Liam and Connor.
I grew up in Shoals, North Carolina, a small community in Surry County.  I am a 1994 graduate of Wake Forest University and received my Masters in Education, also from Wake Forest, in 1998. 
I have taught at R. J. Reynolds High School since 1998.  During that time I have had the honor of teaching English II, English II Seminar, English IV, Journalism,Yearbook and Shakespeare.  I served as the Yearbook advisor for 14 years.  I am currently the English Department Chairman and serve as the voice of the Demons at football and basketball games.
During the summer I serve as the Director of North Carolina Governor's School West a residential summer program for intellectually and artistically gifted students.  I love teaching literature and look forward to sharing my passion for literature with students this year.