Staff Biographies


Kimberly Ferguson

Mrs. Ferguson has taught since the year 2000 at both Johnston Elementary and North Windy Ridge.  She completed her undergraduate work at Clemson University and UNC Asheville.  She received her Masters of Education from Gardner-Webb University.  She is Nationally Board Certified and has a Reading Specialist License. She oversees North Windy Ridge's Title 1 program as the Lead Reading Specialist with Jeremy Aten.

Jeremy Aten 

Mr. Aten has been the Title 1 Reading Specialist at Weaverville Elementary since 2011, and now he is really excited about joining the Title 1 team at North Windy Ridge.  He earned his Master's degree in Reading Education from Appalachian State University and he earned his Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Mansfield University.

Barbara Jacon

Mrs. Jacon retired from North Windy Ridge in 2017 after 32 years in the classroom. She has a B.A. in Education form U.N.C. Chapel Hill, and has taught all the elementary curriculum in a variety of schools and grade levels throughout her career. However, her heart lies with the North Buncombe community as her husband and two children are graduates of N.B.H.S. Go Hawks!

Martha Seddon

Mrs. Seddon earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida and then went on to work for twenty years in the corporate world managing small businesses. She has spent many years teaching children as a volunteer and is thrilled to now make it her profession. This is her second year as a math tutor at North Windy Ridge.

Peggy Williams

Mrs. Williams is a retired Buncombe County Schools teacher and spent her teaching career in the North Buncombe district. She previously taught English/Language Arts and Social Studies before retiring from North Windy Ridge School.  This is her third year in the Title One program.

Libby Wilfong

Mrs. Wilfong earned an Associates of Arts degree in Elementary Education from St. Petersburg Junior College (now St. Petersburg College) in St. Petersburg, Florida.  She also holds a substitute certificate through Buncombe County Schools.  She is completing her fifth year as a member of the Title One program.  Prior to joining the team, she was a remedial tutor at North Buncombe Middle School and served as a volunteer teaching ESL students in the North Buncombe district.