• Meet the Teachers


    Travis Dowdy


    Classes Taught at WACAS: Health Science 1,2,3 & Medical Terminology 

    Degree: Civil Engineering 

    College: The Citadel 

    Experience: 5 plus years of teaching Health Science, 7 plus years with Charleston County EMS

    Personal Motto: Never give up!






    Robert McCarthy

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    Classes Taught at WACAS: Sports Medicine 1,2,3 & Sports Medicine WBL

    Degree: Athletic Training

    College:Erskine College

    Experience: 10 plus years as teacher & coach in Athletic Training & Sport Medicine

    Personal Motto: Start with the end insight






    Jessica Burnside

    Jessica Burnside


     Classes Taught at WACAS: PLTW Principles of Biomedical, PLTW Human Body Systems, Medical Terminology

     Degree: Masters of Secondary Education & Bachelors of Science in Biology

     University:  The Citadel & East Carolina University

     Experience: 12 plus year Science Teacher, Human Health & Anatomy Research at MUSC

    Personal Motto: Life is a journey. Enjoy the journey." because when asked how I'm doing, my answer is always something about loving or enjoying the journey.