Phone: 919-639-6161


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Degree - NC State University - 2003 Minor in Horticultural Science Teacher of the Year - Lakewood High 2016-2017 Commercial Pesticide License Certified NC Hunter Education Instructor

Mr. John Fortner

I teach Agriculture Education at Harnett Central. This is my 17th year in the teaching profession. I taught Agriculture and FFA at West Carteret High School in Morehead City for 5 years (2003-2008), Lakewood High School in Salemburg for 10 years (2008-2018) and I started at HCHS in  2018. Currently I am teaching Animal Science as well as Horticulture. I am also the Advisor of the FFA for Harnett Central and serve on the HCHS School Improvement Team (SIT). I am married and we have 1 son.