Amy Lea Hipp
Amy Lea Hipp of Boone graduated from the Cratis D. Williams Graduate School at Appalachian State University on Dec. 16, 2012, with a Master of Public Administration degree, concentrating in Emergency Management. She received a Bachelor of Science in Public History and a Bachelor of Science in Recreation Management, both from ASU, in December 2010.
While at Appalachian, Amy was a graduate research assistant and completed an internship with the Watauga County Rescue Squad. Her capstone project was titled, “Volunteerism in Emergency Services: The Past, Present, and an Uncertain Future.Ó
Amy is currently the Aquatics Director at the Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center in Boone. She is also the Training Officer and an EMT-Paramedic and Rescue Technician with the Watauga County Rescue Squad.
A 2006 honor graduate of West Rowan High School, Amy is the daughter of Greg and Jackie Hipp and the granddaughter of Brent and Ruby Watson and George and Mary Hipp, all of Salisbury.