Hello my name is Barry McPeters Sr. I am the Emergency Medical Technology Teacher at McDowell High School Emergency Services Academy.
I previously worked with McDowell County EMS for over 25 years as a Critical Care Paramedic and EMS Shift Supervisor the last 6 years and also as a Field Training Officer before coming to McDowell High School. I have enjoyed over 31 years as a volunteer with the McDowell County Rescue Squad, and have taught Emergency Service and Law Enforcement classes at McDowell Technical Community College for over 26 years now.
I am a 1984 Graduate of McDowell High School, 1992 MTCC Paramedic , UMBC Critical Care Paramedic, 2004 Graduate of UNC-Charlotte's EMS Management Institute, NC Level 2 EMS Instructor along with numerous other instructor certifications.
I am very active in my Church, Turkey Cove Baptist as an assistant Sunday School Teacher. My wife Dawn and I have 5 wonderful children, Megan, Barry Jr. Katie, Mason and Peyton.
I love it here at McDowell High, and I feel God has Truly Blessed me to have an opportunity to be here doing what I love, teaching in the medical field.
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