Occupation: Construction Worker at 180 ContractingAndrew Wayne Lockwood is a native North Carolinian born and raised in Cary. He graduated from Cary High School in the year 2000 and began working in the construction industry soon after. When he was twenty seven he decided, with the support of his wife and family, to return to school at Wake Technical Community College. For three and a have years he attended classes part time in the evening while maintaining full time hours during the day. He was proud when he finally received his acceptance letter to North Carolina State University where he continued and expanded upon his educational experience. Inspired by his parents, who are all educators, he chose to become a teacher himself. In the fall of 2014 he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in teacher education and plans to remain local to teach high school level English.