Area: 5th Grade

Name: Donna Jo Mangus
Title: Choral Instructor
Phone: 910-868-5131 x.3556
Name: Susan Mescall
Title: 5th Grade Instructor
Phone: 910-868-5131, ext. 3102

Mrs. Mescall holds a B.S. from Ball State University and a MEd. from Fayetteville State University.  Mrs. Mescall taught 21 years in public education working with second, third, fifth, and middle school students before coming to Fayetteville Academy. 

In 2010, Mrs. Mescall attended the Mickleson-Exxon Science Teacher Academy and was one of 250 teachers chosen from over 1100 nation-wide applicants to attend the week-long academy.

She is currently teaching fifth grade.

Name: Lionel Ownsworth
Title: 5th Grade Instructor
Phone: 910-868-5131, ext. 3101

Mr. Ownsworth’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts Degree, a Bachelor of Education Degree, and a Graduate Degree in Education. Mr. O. is a certified teacher and Project-Based Learning specialist.

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Name: Kristin Reeder
Title: Science Instructor
Phone: 910-868-5131, ext. 3404

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
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

Mrs. Smith holds a B.S. from Methodist University.  She has served the Academy since 1990.