Anna Hicks is in her fourteenth year with CGUHSD. This time was split between Casa Grande Union High School and Vista High School. Originally from the Midwest, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Pre-Veterinary Medicine from Arizona State University. She also attended the Prentice Eye Institute where she was certified by the State of Arizona as an Opthalmic Assistant. She became nationally certified as a softball coach before coaching for the City of Tempe. She also coached softball at CGUHS for a season. She taught at Central Arizona College as an adjunct professor for about nine years teaching anatomy and physiology. She worked as a docent for a period of time with the Arizona Game and Fish and actually passed the state exam for a license in Real Estate.