Our Faculty

St. Ann's is blessed to have a magnificent staff with various backgrounds and a wealth of knowledge to share with our students.



Melissa Herrera




Christine Greige








Tina Denham

1st Grade




Jennifer Tapia
2nd Grade



The Army brought Ms. Tapia and her family to Fayetteville in 2014. She is originally from Washington State and loves hiking, exploring outdoors and traveling. She has four children, two of whom attend St. Ann (and two graduates). Ms. Tapia received her teaching certificate in Florida and has taught 4th grade in local Fayetteville public schools and also middle school ELA at St. Ann. She loves teaching first grade and is excited to see what each new year holds!


Dawn Sifuentes
3rd Grade



Dawn Sifuentes is very excited and honored to be teaching at St. Ann this year. This is her eighth year at St. Ann, but she had taught in Harnett County previously. She and her husband are originally from Toledo, Ohio, but they moved to North Carolina so that she could pursue teaching. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education at Lourdes College in Sylvania, Ohio, and has her Ohio teaching license as well as her North Carolina license. She and her husband have three beautiful children, Zachary, Sofia, and Nickolas. Nickolas is in 7th grade this year, Sofia is in 3rd grade, and Zachary is in Pre-K. She also has two college aged step-children, Maggie and Jonathan, who live in Ohio and visit in the summer. Mrs. Sifuentes and her husband love college football season! Although they are from Ohio, they are both Michigan fans. "Go Blue!" 



Mark Culbreth 
4th Grade


Mr. Culbreth is a Fayetteville native who worked and retired from Cumberland County Schools this summer after 35 years with the system.  He worked as a teacher, curriculum specialist, school administrator, and district administrator.  He first attended East Carolina University where he received a degree in English Writing and Psychology.  He later received his certification in teaching and advanced degrees in education and school administration from Fayetteville State University.
Mr. Culbreth has been married to his wife Keneen since 1997.  They have one daughter, Madison, who attends Cumberland County Schools.  He is excited to be back doing what he loved best in his career, working with children and helping them succeed and grow.


Tina Isenbarger

5th Grade


Ms. Isenbarger received her bachelor degree in Special Education from Ohio University and a master's degree in Special Education from FSU. She taught Jr./Sr. HS in Ohio for 7 years and 3 years at Anne Chesnutt year-round middle school. This is Ms. Isenbarger 10th year of teaching at St. Ann: eight years in 2nd grade and two years in 5th grade. She has two children (Evan-16 and Kennedy-14), who are enrolled in the Global Studies program at Terry Sanford HS.  "Ms. I" loves football (Go Buckeyes!), yoga, dancing, traveling and most importantly; her family.


Sarah Panter
6th Grade Homeroom and Middle School English/Language Arts, and Science


Mrs. Panter has a BS degree in Elementary Education from UNC - Pembroke. She started her teaching experience at St. Ann and is now in her 15th year here. 






Theresa Williams
7th Grade Homeroom and Middle School Math, and Science


Theresa P Williams is a graduate of Fayetteville State University. She has worked in the Cumberland County School System for many years. She is a certified teacher of Middle School Mathematics.This is her first year at St. Ann Catholic School.

Margaretta Kelly

Middle School Social Studies


Ms. Kelly is a certified K-8 teacher who is retired from Ft. Bragg Schools after 36 years. She has worked with St. Ann students for the past 7 years. 





Yadira Rodriquez
Spanish, Middle School Religion & 8th grade Homeroom



Mrs. Rodriguez was born in Puerto Rico. She graduated in 1993 from the University of Puerto Rico with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Management. This is her 10th year teaching at St. Ann. She has been married for 24 years and has two children. Her daughter graduated from St. Ann in 2012 and now attends UNC Chapel Hill and her son graduated from St. Ann in 2014 and now attends Norwich University in Vermont. She likes to read, do puzzles and craft. She also enjoys cooking and spending time with family and friends.


  Sharona Carter
Music and Band



Mrs. Carter was born and raised in the Fayetteville area. She has a BS degree in Music Education from UNC Pembroke. In 1987, Mrs. Carter began her teaching career in the Hoke County School System. (1987-1994) (1996-1997 School Year) Mrs. Carter joined the St. Ann Staff in 1998 as the Music Teacher, and teaches all of our students on a weekly basis. In addition to the General Music Classes, students are given the opportunity to participate in Chorus and Band.Over the years she has served other schools in the Fayetteville area as well.

• Breezewood Christian School (1999-2000)

• Freedom Christian Academy (2009-2011)

Mrs. Carter is married and has two children, Stone and Emma.

  Mitch Adams
Physical Education



Sara Joyce
Administrative Assistant



Bette Scott




Ernest Brown
Lunchroom Facilitator/Crossing Guard










Mack Herring

I studied at FTCC after high school and began working as a Tire Specialist for Kelly Springfield through Goodyear. I retired with 35 yrs. of service. I've worked part time as custodian for St. Ann School. I now begin my 14th year. My wife and I were pleased to send both of our children to St. Ann School. We recommend a Catholic education to everyone. We have been members of St. Ann Church since 1982. We enjoy spending our free time with family and friends and take day trips to different areas of North Carolina.