The English Department at Daniel High offers a wide variety of courses to serve the needs of all students. The department, with Mrs. Meghan Chandler as the chair, is made up of dedicated and experienced educators. Honors courses are offered in each year and Advanced Placement courses in both Language and Literature are popular with our juniors and seniors. Courses in Creative Writing, Young Adult Literature, Broadcasting, and Drama are also available to interested students.
English teacher Dana Howard is our current Teacher of the Year at Daniel and Ann Rash was this year's recipient of the prestigious Alumni Distinguished Teacher Award. Ann is the wife of best-selling author Ron Rash. Several other members of the English faculty have won awards in previous years and a few have had their own short stories and poems published in national literary magazines. Members of the department are Charlotte Bruner, Meghan Chandler, Amy Elrod, Elanda Ervin, Sandy Hall, Dana Howard, Todd Howard, Robert Kendrick, Ryan Patterson, and Ann Rash.