Brian DePrinzio

Brian J. DePrinzio, a resident of Newport News, is the husband of Jennifer DePrinzio and the father of three lovely daughters– Ava Rose, Ellina Grace, and Raven Elodie. Raised in Hampton Roads, he is a graduate of Hampton High School’s inaugural International Baccalaureate class, a graduate of Virginia Peninsula Community College, formerly Thomas Nelson Community College with an Associate’s degree in liberal arts, and a graduate of Christopher Newport University with a Bachelor’s degree in English with a writing concentration. Brian is also a 12th Grade Honors English Teacher, Activities Director, sponsor for the district-wide Artistic Verses program, and was named the 2021-2022 Woodside High School Teacher of the Year for Newport News Public Schools.  He is a motivational speaker and  most enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends, reading, writing, and pondering philosophy. Brian has been working with Oyster Pointer Newspaper since 2008 and serves as the business manager of that “good news” publication. He is currently wrapping up his sixth year of teaching with NNPS at Woodside High School Center for the Arts and Communication in Newport News.