Fine Arts Department

  Mr. Mitch Freeman
Fine Arts Department Chair

Degrees: MAT-Piedmont College;BFA-College of Charleston
Began Teaching: 2002
Began at Riverside: August 1998; August 2010
Teaches: Sculpture, Art I, Sculpture
Coaching or Advisor: Rifle Coach 2002-2008 (Marksmanship)/ATP 2006-08
Military Service: US Air Force, US Navy, Royal Netherlands Air Force
Awards, Honors, Published Work: Cum Laude, BFA and MAT
Hobbies and Special Interests: Professional Artist, Travel

Beavers, Kelly  

Ms. Kelly Beavers
Began at Riverside:2016
Teaches: MS Art, Arts Rotation, Art I

CWO2 Stephen Giove  

CWO2 Stephen Giove
Band Director

Degrees: Masters in Music, Univ of MS / Bachelors of Music Performance,
   Berklee College of Music
Began Teaching: 2001-2003
Began at Riverside: 2016
Teaches: Drum Corps, Symphonic Winds
Military Service: United States Marine Corps: 25 years
Hobbies and Special Interests: Movies, Soccer

  Ms. Lynn Lathem
Music & Chorus Teacher

Degrees: BA - Brenau U.; M.MusEd - UGA; Ed.Spec - UGA
Began Teaching: 1975
Began at Riverside: August 2012
Teaches: Chorus, Guitar
Coaching or Advisor: Chorus
Awards, Honors, Published Work: Choral performance awards, 2001 European
     Choral Tour - UGA Ga Ambassadors; State and Region Quartet, Trio, and
     Solo winners; 18 yrs - State Choral Festivals - Top rating of Superior;
     Gainesville College Music Dept. Chair
Hobbies and Special Interests: Travel; boating; photography; fly fishing; hiking
Rossi, Michael  

Mr. Michael Rossi
Assistant Director of Bands

Began at Riverside: 2016
Teaches: Intermediate Band, Symphonic Winds, Concert Band

  Mr. Michael Smith
Drama Teacher

Degrees: B.A. in Drama, University of Georgia; MAT in English Education,
     University of Georgia
Began Teaching: 2012
Began at Riverside: August 2012
Teaches: Drama, Drama II: Play Production, The Graphic Novel,
   Multicultural Literature
Coaching or Advisor: Drama Department
Awards, Honors, Published Work: Phi Beta Kappa

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