VANCEBORO, NC – (WNCT) WNCT’s STEM Teacher of the Month is from West Craven High School and he has an interesting background of building and designing custom puppets for professional puppeteers and television programs.
Jay Tyson teaches scientific visualization and game design. His students are currently creating board games.
After industry layoffs Tyson wanted to relocate closer to his roots, he was born aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. Tyson still makes puppets and creates short films and it’s that experience that intrigues his students.