Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. John Crawford


Department:  Social Studies/CCAP Magnet Coordinator


Subjects taught:  AP US Government and Politics, AP Macroeconomics, AP Comparative Politics


Biography:  I grew up in nearby Crystal River and graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BA in History with a minor in Political Science.  I have taught at the middle and high school level for the past 17 years, with the last 12 being at Forest.  Since 2009 I have taught the senior level AP Social Studies courses and greatly enjoying building the program form 20 students to over 100 students annually.  I have coached multiple sports and am currently the advisor of the National Honor Society, American Government Club and the American Teen Cancer Society.  I also wrote the grant that brought the Cat Crew Freshman Transition program to Forest and run the Freshman Orientation. I am an avid lover of the 2017 NCAA Football National Champions UCF Knights.  I also enjoy playing rec sports, video games, and spending time with my wife, four children, and two dogs.



Education:  BA History University of Central Florida, MS Management and Leadership Western Governors University, Master of Business Administration Western Governors University

Phone: ext. 58511


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Edward Renfro

Title: CCAP Academic Dean


I have worked in education since 2000, it's hard to beieve its's been 20 years! During my tenure I have worked for public and private school and taught students in elementary, middle and school. This is my first year at FHS and I'm elated work on the best magnet program in MCPS. 



BS Lee University, Clevland, TN

MEDL Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT


Hobbies and Intersts:

I'm passionate about life and I live to serve.I'm an active member of my faith community, I volunteer for an anti trafficing ministry and I'm an avid fan of Michigan Foot Ball and  Detroit Sports Teams. I have an adult son and I love to attend concerts and sporting events. You will find us traveling and looking for adventure most weekends.


"Build up or hush up" and "Tough times don't last"  Tim Gilligan

"The best is yet to come!" Rich Wilkerson Jr.