May 15, 2008, Sara Phillips graduated from the Masters Program in School Counseling from the University of Arizona. Sara is a 2000 Mingus Union Graduate and is the fifth generation of her family to born in the Verde Valley. After graduating with her Bachelor's Degree from UofA, she taught for two years in Tucson before going on to obtain her Masters. She will be working for Ironwood Elementary School in Marana this fall. Sara is the daughter of Connie Phillips and Mark Phillips of Seligman and the granddaughter of Don and Carol Godard of Cornville.