Sykes, Laura

SykesLaura Sykes will be joining Uwharrie Charter Academy as the art teacher. Laura graduated from UNCW with a Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art. Laura brings with her a passion for art history, culture, and knowledge, evidenced by her numerous awards and experiences. She exhibited in the Student Open Art Hang in 2011. She participated in the first mural on UNCW campus in 2012. During her senior year, she was chosen as the graphic designer for The Senior Art Exhibition in 2012. Laura was a featured artist in the Recording of Light Art Show at the Mezzanine Gallery in the spring of 2013. Laura was also featured in the KD Morris Art Gallery at Holden Beach, NC in the fall of 2013. She looks forward to sharing this passion with her new students of Uwharrie Charter Academy.

While attending UNCW Laura lettered four years as a collegiate softball player. As a freshman, she was awarded the Seahawk Award for her hard work and dedication to the team. During her sophomore year, she led the team with the highest batting average. As a senior, Laura served as the Team Captain. Laura hopes to pass on her softball skills by coaching the UCA Eagles softball team.

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