Assistant Principals

Mr. Jeff BurlesonJeff Burleson
Phone: 670-5000, Ext. 140
Discipline 10-12: N-Z, Curriculum, Attendance
Jeff Burleson began his career in 1991 as a student teacher at Enka High school.  Afterwards, he taught chemistry at TC Roberson High in 1992 where he also coached football and wrestling.  
In 1995, he moved back to Enka High school as a chemistry and physics teacher.  He spent 18 years at Enka where he also coached football and baseball.   One of Mr. Burleson's favorite duties was as Enka's Student Body Council Advisor, which he was fortunate to participate in for 15 years.  
After 20 years in education, Mr. Burleson chose to pursue a career as an administrator and served as the Assistant Principal at AC Reynolds High School. He is a graduate of Appalachian State University and attended graduate school at Gardner Webb.  Mr. B is excited to be back at his home school and looks forward to serving as Enka's Assistant Principal in charge of curriculum, discipline and registration.  

Katie HarrisMrs. Katie Harris
Phone: 670-5000, Ext. 133
Discipline: 10-12: A-M, Communications, Events, Testing

Katie Harris is an Enka alumna from the class of 2005 where she played volleyball, basketball and softball. After graduating from Enka, Mrs. Harris continued her softball career at Mars Hill University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a licensure in Elementary Education.

Mrs. Harris then returned home to Enka and began working with Buncombe County Schools where she coached volleyball and softball, taught 5th grade Math/Science at Candler Elementary, as well as 6th grade ELA/Social Studies at Enka Intermediate. During this time, she obtained a Master of Arts in Elementary Education and Executive Leadership from Gardner-Webb University.

As an Assistant Principal of Enka, Mrs. Harris will be responsible for transportation, buildings and grounds, and discipline 10-12 grade (A-M). Throughout her career, Mrs. Harris has always been proud to be a Sugar Jet and is excited to continue that tradition as an administrator.

Connie WeeksMrs. Connie Weeks

670-5000, Ext. 131
Discipline: 9th Grade Students, Transportation, Building and Grounds

Connie H. Weeks is a 1980 alumna of Enka High School where she was involved in the band, student council, various clubs, and served as a class officer.  After graduating with a BM in Music Education from Mars Hill College, Ms. Weeks began her teaching career in Catawba County.

After several years, she returned to the mountains as a band director at Asheville Middle School.  While at AMS, she directed the bands and worked throughout the southeast as an adjudicator and clinician.  In 2011 she enrolled in the Educational Leadership program through Gardner-Webb University.  She has spent the last four years as assistant principal at Pisgah High School.  

Ms. Weeks joins the Enka family again as the administrator in charge of transportation, building and grounds and the 9th grade administrator.