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Shannon Tarlton

I grew up in Aiken County, South Carolina, where I received my Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts at University of South Carolina Aiken. I then attended Lander University in SC to complete my Master of Arts in Teaching. My teaching career began at Swansboro Middle School before moving back home to Aiken to teach for a few years. I am thrilled to return to the coastal area this year and come to Havelock Middle from Wake County schools, most recently teaching at a magnet middle school

In my spare time, I enjoy cooking and art-making. Fiber art is the area in which I have become most comfortable, particularly weaving and macrame, though my interests are expansive and as an art teacher, I constantly dabble in a variety of media. The Office is often on in the background while I make art. Planning and organizing vacations is also something that I greatly enjoy. I especially love the mountains and going on small hikes with my dachshund mix, Buster. I am also a mom to many plants and revel in the glory of not killing them.

I am excited to experience my thirteenth year of teaching at Havelock Middle!