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Ms. O'Connell grew up in Raleigh and will be returning to begin her first year of teaching at Wiley. She earned an undergraduate degree in studio art from UNC-Chapel Hill and recently graduated from East Carolina University with a masters in teaching. She studied abroad in Quito, Ecuador, where she had the opportunity to visit the Galapagos Islands. She has also been to Mexico and hopes to see as much of the world as possible in the future. In her free time, Ms. O'Connell enjoys making art, reading books, running, and spending time outdoors.