Staff Directory

Coordinator: Mrs. Jill A Hahn  [email protected]com   

Freshman Teachers  
Andrew Odom (Language Arts)
B.S. in Journalism-- (Western Kentucky University) University of Southern Indiana 
B.S. in English-- University of Southern Indiana 
M.A. Liberal Studies--University of Southern Indiana '13
15 years at HHS teaching Literature, Writing, Creative Writing, and Film Lit 
2019 is my first year with Shepard Academy, where I am teaching freshman Literature, Writing, Speech, and Grammar.

Andrea Smith (Social Studies)
B.A. in Social Studies- Western Kentucky University
​ '​99
M.Ed.- Indiana Wesleyan University
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17 years at HHS teaching mostly U.S. History and U.S. Government.  
3 years SA teaching Urban Affairs, U.S. History, State and Local Government and our new course, Indiana Studies. She also teaches AP U.S. History outside of the Academy​.

Sophomore /Junior teachers: 

Chad Fetscher  (Social Studies)
Bachelor of Science Social Studies Teaching Secondary Education Cum Laude 2000
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Magna Cum Laude 2008
I have a Middle-School endorsement and am licensed to teach 5th-12 grade.
I teach Introduction to Law, Introduction to Social Justice (SOCW 221) as a CAP instructor at the University of Southern Indiana, International Social Movements, American Social Movements in the Junior-level of Shepard Academy. I also teach United States History in the freshman year and U.S. Government in the Senior Year, and World History in the Sophomore year.

Heather Coy  (English teacher)
Bachelor of Arts in English with Distinction, Indiana University, 1984
Master of Arts in English with Dean's Citation for Academic Excellence, Ball State University, 1991
Endorsement in Gifted Education, Murray State University, 2001
I teach English 11H CC (CAP ENG 101), Advanced Speech (CAP CMST 101), and Debate in the junior-level Shepard Academy.  I also teach freshman and sophomore level composition courses as an adjunct instructor at USI.
Law meets literature with an emphasis on expository writing in English 11H CC while students hone their public speaking, persuasion, and research skills in Advanced Speech and Debate.

Senior Teachers  
Peter Barringer  (English teacher)
B.S. English Education, University of Evansville '12
M.A. Journalism, Kent State University '15
M.A. English Literature, University of Southern Indiana '18 

Jill A. Hahn  (Government/Economics/Current Issues/International Relations)
Mrs. Hahn has her B.S. in management in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University 1988
Masters Degree in Secondary Education in Social Studies MS at USI.
Administration License in Middle School and Secondary education at ISU.