Area: History

Name: Patti Ashley
Title: 6th Grade English Instructor
Email: pashley@fayacademy.org
Phone: 910-868-5131, ext. 3229
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Mrs. Ashley was awarded  a B.A. from Butler University’s Department of Education in History and a minor in English Literature. She has over fifteen years teaching experience.

Name: Kristin Ballew
Title: Chair, History Department
Email: kballew@fayacademy.org
Phone: 910-868-5131, ext. 3230
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Mrs. Ballew has six years of teaching experience in middle and high school Social Studies. She has taught both CP and AP level classes in public school systems in Tennessee and most recently in the Cumberland County School System. She has a B.A. in Social Studies obtaining a major in Geography with minors in History and Business, and a Masters degree in Secondary Education from the University of Tennessee.

Name: Dr. Mike Limberg
Title: History Instructor
Email: mlimberg@fayacademy.org
Phone: 910-868-5131, ext. 3232
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Dr. Michael Limberg received a BA from Gordon College and an MA from the University of Colorado-Boulder.  He recently completed a Ph.D. in History at the University of Connecticut, where he also taught.

Name: Ben Marquez
Title: History Instructor
Email: bmarquez@fayacademy.org
Phone: 910-868-5131, ext. 3233
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Mr. Marquez has a BA in Professional Studies with a minor in History from Fayetteville State University and also holds a North Carolina teaching license. During his military career from which he has now retired, Mr. Marquez taught military science and history for three years.  He also taught social studies, geography, and world history at Douglas Byrd Middle School.  Mr. Marquez is married to F.A. World Language Department Chair and teacher, Maria Marquez.