Fine Arts

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Mr. Taylor Mason Boone

This year marks Mr. Boone's first year of teaching in Franklin County. He holds both a Bachelor of Music (BM) and a Master of Music (MM) from The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA).

Prior to teaching in the North Carolina Public School System, Mr. Boone sang as a professional opera singer, classical and contemporary soloist, and a professional choral singer all up and down the east coast. He has also taught private music and voice lessons and has served as a vocal coach, lecturer, and assistant conductor for churches, choirs, and community events in various locations in and around Virginia and North Carolina.

He continues to maintain professional affiliations with various arts and educational organizations such as Piedmont Opera, The Surry Arts Council, and The AJ Fletcher Opera Institute at his alma mater. In addition to working at Bunn Middle School, Mr. Boone also teaches Music Appreciation at Bunn High School. 

1st - Music Appreciation

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Ms. Melanie Lovin

Ms. Lovin was born and raised in Bunn.  She attended East Carolina University where she graduated with a BFA in Art Education with a Concentration in Fabric Design. In addition to teaching art courses, Ms. Lovin sponsors the BHS National Art Honor Society and is Coach of the JV Volleyball and Varsity Softball teams. She has been teaching at BHS since 2004. Visit Ms. Lovin's Canvas site to view some of our student's artwork.  

NOTE:  You will need to click on the "Modules" link (located on the left side of the home page) to view the artwork.

1st - Art II Intermediate

2nd - Art I Beginning

3rd - Art II Intermediate

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Mr. Kerry Shimfessel

Mr. Shimfessel's is the Director of Bands at BHS. He is also sponsors the Wildcat Marching Band.  Mr. Shimfessel was born in Huntington, W.Va. and received his Master’s in Music Education and Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of North Carolina - Greensboro.

1st - Guitar

3rd - Symphonic Band

4th - Concert Band