Russel Hiatt


  • B.A., Elementary Education, Appalachian State
  • M.A., Middle Grades Education Social Studies, Appalachian State

Teaching Specialties

  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Backpacking


Everything outside

How did you discover Appalachian State University?

"I found ASU while visiting a friend and climbing in the Linville area back in the early 1990's."

What is your favorite thing about Boone?


What most excites you about your field?

"Being outside and enjoying time with people."

What are some highlights of your career?

"Sharing the psych and energy of my students as they enjoy the best of what this area has to offer."

Favorite Quote

Judgement comes from experience - experience comes from bad judgement.

Professional Certifications

  • North Carolina National Board Certified Teacher
  • North Carolina EMT
  • North Carolina Rescue Technician
Title: Adjunct Lecturer
Department: RMPE

Email address: Email me

Office address
HCC Mailbox