Mr. Chris Whelan has been a very enthusiastic educator for a long 14 years. He has been working hard and has held 3 other jobs before teaching that includes a sales representative, working on a horse farm, and a frustrated musician. He has been married for18 years and has had two wonderful children that go to Parkwood. He really likes to explore music, nature, and sports in his free time. He attended three colleges: Appalachian State University, Wingate, and Central Piedmont. His favorite food is anything that his wife cooks. His favorite thing about being a teacher is that every day is a new opportunity and everyday is different and exciting.