Barbie Kehoe, a southshore native, graduated from Mercy Academy and the University of Mississippi with a degree in Graphic Design. She later obtained her certification in elementary education from Southeastern Louisiana University. Ms. Kehoe began working at Kehoe-France as a camp counselor while still in high school, where her interest in the arts blossomed. Prior to joining the Kehoe-France faculty, Ms. Kehoe worked as an intern with University Publishing, was a newspaper reporter and newscaster as well as working as a graphic designer and freelance photographer. She is a charter member of the Kehoe-France Northshore faculty having joined in 1996 and has taught both preschool and elementary art. While sharing her knowledge of art, Ms. Kehoe finds each class to be a new and rewarding experience.