Virginia Ammons joins the Middle School faculty to teach art and humanities

The Middle School welcomes Virginia Ammons as new art and humanities teacher.
Ms. Ammons is joining the Rabun Gap Middle School faculty this year. She will teach art and humanities, will coach Middle School girls’ lacrosse and Middle School tennis, and will serve as a dorm parent. 

Ms. Ammons brings a vast amount of experience in art to Rabun Gap. Locally, she has served as the program manager at the Hambidge Center for Arts and Sciences and most recently taught art at Rabun County Elementary School. Before moving to this area, Ms. Ammons taught middle school art at the International School of Beijing, China, high school art at Nido de Aguilas in Santiago, Chile, French at Camarillo High School and French and art at Carpinteria High School in Southern California.

Originally from Larkspur, Colorado, Ms. Ammons graduated from the University of Boulder with the Bachelor’s in French Language and Literature and holds a Master’s degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara. She is also a graduate of the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT.

Ms. Ammons has been a long-time presence here at Rabun Gap and we are happy to add her to our faculty. She lives on campus with her husband, Upper School science department chair Paul Sperry, and their daughters Juniper ‘27 and Laurel ‘33. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor adventures, gardening, and cooking.
Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is a private, coeducational day and boarding school for grades Pre-K through 12. Centrally located between Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, and Asheville, NC, we prepare young people for college, career, and a lifetime of leadership and service.