Melbourne High School is excited to announce Angela Phipps as the new art instructor. Phipps grew up in Conway and graduated from Conway High School. She received her Bachelor of Fine Art in Painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Prior to teaching at Melbourne High School she was the campus director for Ozarka College – Ash Flat Campus and taught continuing education painting classes.
Angela, her husband Mike, and their dog Tucker reside in Melbourne. Her passion for art and Melbourne is quite evident when you meet her. “When the opportunity came up to be an art teacher at Melbourne, it was a dream come true. The thought of teaching art daily to students is what brings me joy. My husband is from Melbourne, and he wanted me to be a Bearkatz because they are the best!!!”