A North Carolina native, Zachary holds a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Methodist University. While there, he taught music at all levels and performed extensively on his primary instrument, the bassoon. Zachary also continues to perform as a member of the Fayetteville Symphonic Band. Zachary teaches all levels of band at Fayetteville Academy.
Donna Jo Severt, Director of Choral Music and Music Teacher, has a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Campbell University. She is a national board-certified teacher in early and middle childhood music. A lifelong resident of Cumberland County, Mrs. Severt is recently retired from Cumberland County Schools where she most recently taught at Max Abbott Middle School and Terry Sanford High School. She is a member of the Cumberland Choral Arts and the Cross Creek Chorale. She serves as the artistic director of the Campbellton Youth Chorus.
Ms. Williams earned her BFA in Art History and Studio Art from Wofford College. Prior to coming to Fayetteville Academy, she served as an Assistant Teacher at Meeting Street Academy and as an Education Intern at Mary H. Wright Elementary School. She has also worked as an Art Studio Intern and as a Museum Attendant and has had her own artwork featured in several shows and exhibitions.