Kaitlin Brooke Hipp of Boone graduated from the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University on Friday, May 12, 2017, with a Master of Arts in College Student Development with a concentration in Student Affairs. A North Carolina Teaching Fellow, Kaitlin received a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University in May 2015.
During her graduate studies at Appalachian, she was employed as a Graduate Assistant with ACT (Appalachian & the Community Together). She also completed an internship in the Office of Admissions. She is continuing her employment with ACT this summer at ASU. Kaitlin has accepted a position as a first grade teacher at Parkway Elementary in Boone beginning in August.
A 2011 honor graduate of West Rowan High School, Kaitlin is the daughter of Greg and Jackie Hipp, and the granddaughter of Brent and Ruby Watson and George and Mary Hipp, all of Salisbury.