Area: 2nd Grade

Name: Antonia Anderson
Title: 2nd Grade Instructor
Phone: 910-868-5131, ext. 3111
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Ms. Anderson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Appalachian State and a Master of Arts in Education in Instructional Technology from East Carolina University. She has her N.C. certifications in Elementary Education (K-6) and as an Instructional Technology Specialist – Computers.  Ms. Anderson has worked in the Cumberland County School System for 15 years. The last three of those years she has been at Rockfish Elementary School, where she was named the school’s “Teacher of the Year” in 2020.

Name: John Harbison
Title: 1st/2nd Grade Science Instructor
Phone: 910-868-5131, ext. 3405
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Mr. Harbison earned a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University in 1969 and a M.S. degree in Human Resource Management and Personnel Administration from the University of Utah in 1977. Mr. Harbison has 10 years of full-time teaching experience at the Fayetteville Academy (1997-2007) teaching Middle and Upper School science, math, and technology classes.  After a short break, John returned in 2013 as a stalwart substitute teacher throughout the entire academy in all disciplines. In 2017, John accepted part time duty as a first-grade science teacher. This year John responsibilities will include teaching second -grade science as well.  

Name: Connie Long
Title: 2nd Grade Instructor
Phone: 910-868-5131, ext. 3104
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Mrs. Long holds a B.S. in Elementary Education and a M.A. in Early Childhood Education from Pembroke State University (UNC-Pembroke). She taught for two years at ASSETS School in Honolulu, HI before moving to Robeson County, where she served for 31 years as a teacher at Pembroke Elementary School.  Mrs. Long’s daughter, Taylor, is a graduate of Fayetteville Academy.

Name: Kristin Reeder
Title: Science Instructor
Phone: 910-868-5131, ext. 3404
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Mrs. Reeder holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Campbell University and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Kansas State University. She has been teaching since 2008.

Name: Laura Harsant Reeves
Title: Art Instructor
Phone: 910-868-5131, ext. 3401
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After studying Foundations and Illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design for two years, Mrs. Reeves earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in Painting and Drawing from East Carolina University, as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching with a concentration in Art Education from UNC-Pembroke.  She teaches Art to grades Pre-K through 7th grade.  She has been teaching since 2005, and she has been at the Academy since 2014. Mrs. Reeves is also the co-founder of Care’s Coasters, an active art-based charity in memory of her twin sister Caroline, as well as illustrator of the independently published Tristan Trapp book series, authored by Martha Goetz.  
 
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Name: Debi Smith
Title: Chair, Technology Department and Technology Instructor
Phone: 910-868-5131, ext. 3403
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Mrs. Smith holds a B.S. from Methodist University.  She has served the Academy since 1990.