Lieutenant Colonel (ret) Shelia “PH” Phillips-Hicks

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LTC Phillips-Hicks is a former elementary and middle school teacher. She taught for five years at Sumter School district and also taught at SCNG Youth Challenge. She was recommended for the “Teacher of the Year” and received the “Literacy Teacher of the Year” award. She retired from the Army with 22 years of active federal service as a Military Police Officer in 2014 where her last assignment was as the Deputy Provost Marshal for United States ARCENT, 3rd Army. LTC Phillips-Hicks has worked with youths from coaching, tutoring, and mentoring. She was selected as the Starbase Director in December 2022.


SMSgt(ret) Lola Banks

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Ms. Linda “Mad Scientist” Willing
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Buddy McDaniel
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Mandy "MJ" Smathers

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