Debra Webb Rogers
Debra Webb Rogers has been teaching dance and dance history at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts since the school began in 1986. She graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. degree in Education, and also earned graduate credits from FSU’s School of Information Studies. In addition, Ms. Rogers is a multiple-year honoree listed in Who's Who Among America's Teachers.
Ms. Rogers is the author of several works of nonfiction: Choosing a Dance School: What Every Parent Should Consider; Dancing Between the Ears; and a genealogy book on the descendants of Israel Boone entitled: The Boone Connection in the Lost Counties. She has written articles for national magazines Guideposts and Dancebag, plus a guest column for the Florida Times-Union. Her first novel, Dancing in Time, written under her pen name Violet Rightmire, was a finalist for an EPIC Award in 2011. It is available from The Wild Rose Press. Her latest work of fiction is an inspirational romance, A Windfall Christmas. It is available from Amazon.com.
Ms. Rogers first historical non-fiction publication is: San Marco. Published by Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series, San Marco traces the history of the area using vintage photographs. Ms. Rogers has lived in San Marco since 1979, and has always been fascinated by its unique history and charm. Her newest book, also for Arcadia, is: Jacksonville’s Southside.