General Directory

Campus Security
Phone: 601-823-1350

Central Office Phone/Fax
Phone: 601-823-1300
Fax: 601-823-1555

P.O. Box Mailing Address
Mississippi School of the Arts
P.O. Box 229
Brookhaven, MS 39602-0229

Physical Street Address
Mississippi School of the Arts
308 West Cherokee St
Brookhaven, MS 39601

Student Life Center
Mississippi School of the Arts
355 West Monticello St.
Brookhaven, MS 39601
Phone: 601-823-1356

Administrative Support

Phone: 601-823-1300
Fax: 601-823-1555

  • Dr. Suzanne Hirsch – Executive Director
  • Dr. Avery Peagler – Principal
  • Dr. Harlie Blauw – Counselor/Psychologist
  • Carrie Garrett – Dual-Credit Counselor
  • Arreika Thomas – Records Manager
  • Nicholas Bridge – School Finance Officer
  • Vaneesa Harris – Receptionist/Secretary
  • Tommie Hart – Administrative Secretary

Admission & Development

Phone: 601-823-1306

  • Jennifer Jackson – Director of Advancement
  • VACANT – Admissions Officer
  • Darian Salter – Social Media Manager

Arts & Academic Faculty

  • Dr. Robert Brooks – Theatre Arts
  • Maurice Calvert – Visual Arts
  • Brandy Johnson – Visual Arts
  • Dr. Nadia Alexis – Literary Arts
  • Sarah Hamman – Vocal Music
  • Tammy Stanford – Dance Arts
  • John Kelly Shelburne – Media Arts
  • Dr. Lindsay Colyer – Science
  • Phyllis Wallace – Math
  • Sounnia Wallace – Math
  • Tobie Lambert – English / Literature
  • Hannah Shea Smith – Social Studies
  • Louann Porter – Library Media Specialist
  • Cindy Hunter – Collaborative Accompanist
  • Leslie White – Foreign Language (virtual)
  • Tiffany Brooks – Foreign Language (virtual)
  • Cristi Wolfe – Senior Seminar / Historic Preservation

    Residence Life

    Department Web Site
    Phone: 601-823-1356

    • Suzanne Noble – Director
    • Benny Knight – Supervisor
    • Savannah Holmes – Resident Assistant
    • Cathy Nettles – Resident Assistant
    • Derek Martin – Resident Assistant
    • Teresa Ann Boyd – Resident Assistant
    • Joan Schuetzle – Resident Assistant
    • Hannah Newman – Resident Assistant
    • Debra Wilson – Resident Assistant
    • Emily Sanders – Resident Assistant
    • Debra Henderson – Resident Assistant
    • Clancy Chatman – Resident Assistant
    • Delsey Ford – Resident Assistant
    • Lesly Patterson – Resident Assistant
    • Carrie Lenoir – Evening Nurse

    Health Center

    • Lytanga Hampton – School Nurse

    Technology

    Phone: 601-823-1353

    • Patrick Brown – Tech Coordinator

    Food Service

    Department Web Site
    Phone: 601-823-1338

    • Adrienne Ashley – Director
    • Cynthia Keys – Manager
    • Karen Smith – Food Preparer
    • Sharon Wilson – Food Preparer
    • Angela Scarbrough – Food Preparer
    • Sareshia Mackabee – Food Preparer

    Facilities Maintenance

    Phone: 601-823-1330

    • Sudie Palomarez – Director
    • Donald Spraggins – General Service

    Campus Safety

    • Sudie Palomarez – Director