Phone: 910-532-6300 ext. 38825


Degrees and Certifications:

UNC-Chapel Hill English, B.A.

Mrs. Gabrielle Thornton Kring

Welcome to English at Union High School! My name is Mrs. Thornton Kring, and I am an English teacher at UHS. I am originally from Clinton, NC and graduated from Clinton High School. After completing high school, I went to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where I earned my bachelor's degree in English. I love teaching at Union, and I'm excited to get to know you! Go Spartans! 

I am available for tutoring by request. Please also do not hesistate to reach out to me if you would like to schedule a meeting. 

Please make sure that you are connected to our Google Classroom. If you are a student that has not yet joined the classroom, please email me at to make sure you get added. If you are a parent that would like to join your student's classroom, please email me so that I can add you, as well.