Annette Austin

Family and Consumer Science

My name is Annette N. Austin, and I have been teaching Family & Consumer Science/Health at Snow Hill Middle School for 13 of my 27 years.  I received my Associate of Arts & Sciences degree from the Eastern Shore Community College, my Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics Education from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and my Master of Science degree in Family Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park. 

I love working with my students and my work team!  I have three god children and, in my spare time, I enjoy baking, singing, traveling, planning programs, spending time with family and friends, and church!   


Michael Shumate

Physical Education

Michael Shumate graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education from Salisbury University in 2017. He is in his third year of teaching. He taught one year of Special Education in Somerset County before teaching Physical Education at S.H.M.S. He enjoys playing sports, hunting, and fishing.


Charlotte Tribbett


Mrs. Tribbett graduated in 2009 from Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor's of Music in Music Education.  She began teaching at SHMS in 2011.  When she's not teaching, Mrs. Tribbett enjoys cooking, traveling, and rooting for the New York Football Giants.


Heather Shockley

6th - 8th Grade Art


Heather Shockley earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Salisbury University, and a Masters of Arts in Teaching from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. In her eleventh year of teaching visual art she inspires students, grades four through eight, at Snow Hill Middle. Art is a universal platform for all to learn and Shockley works tirelessly to build positive relationships that fosters rich discussion and creativity. She is a team leader, a member of the School Improvement team, a yearbook advisor, advisor for the National Junior Arts honor Society, and an artist.

Mrs. Ward

Terrie Ward

Physical Education

Terrie graduated from the University of Maryland College Park in 1983.  She received her Master's Degree from Salisbury University in 1990.  She continued and completed her plus 30 in the fall of 2013.  Terrie has taught a total of 34 years in 3 different schools North Accomack in VA (1984), Pocomoke Middle (1990), and Snow Hill Middle School (2000).  She and Mr. Ward raised their 2 children Barry and Taylor on their 54 acre farm.  Mrs. Ward LOVES the beach. It is her very favorite place. Her first grandchild is Weston Lee.


Beau Williams

School Library Media Specialist

Beau Williams is in his 16th year of teaching. He taught 8th grade social studies at SHMS for 12 years, spent two years as Curriculum Resource Teacher at PHS, and has returned as Media Specialist at SHMS and is in his second year in the position. His reading interests include Young Adult, Middle Grade and Children’s novels, science fiction, historical fiction, and verse novels. He is a champion of Project Lit and advocates for the Maryland Black Eyed Susan reading program.  




Jerri Mattingly-Freeman

World Language Teacher

Jerri has her Master's Degree in Secondary Education from Salisbury University and a Bachelor's degree in Spanish from the College of Charleston.  She has been teaching since 2010, but began teaching at SHMS in 2014.  When she is not teaching, Jerri and her husband enjoy taking their children, Harper and Willow, to the beach and playground.


Denis Jenkins

Project Lead the Way Teacher


Dana Kaycon

Chorus and General Music Teachers

Dana Kacyon graduated from West Chester University for Music Education and Music Composition. He plays piano, sings, plays guitar, and loves conducting choir. He has a blast directing the SHMS Glee Club. Dana also enjoys board games and sings in the Salisbury Chorale.

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