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New Faculty Spotlight: Rachel Anderson

Posted by TNCS on Aug 3, 2016

Help us welcome Rachel Anderson, new Upper School LF teacher! Below Rachel shares a little about herself:

Although I grew up in Tennessee, I attended Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. I was drawn to this school because of its natural beauty and the relaxed mountain culture. After graduating and working in the field of design for a couple of years, I went back to school to become an educator. I was unsatisfied with the life behind the desk and wanted a job where I had the opportunity to work face-to-face with kids each and every day. For the past two years I have worked at The Field School in Washington, DC as an admissions associate and as a 9th grade history teacher. My hope is to continue my education to eventually become a reading specialist, so TNCS is a perfect fit!

I love hiking, reading historical fiction (especially books written by Carolly Erickson), traveling, cooking, completing DIY projects, and watching Fixer Upper. With regards to traveling, I have had the opportunity to study in Paris (I’m a francophile), work at The American School in Switzerland, and venture to Machu Picchu. I am moving to Richmond from DC this summer and could not be more excited to begin this chapter. I’m looking forward to driving down the grand boulevards, experiencing the up-and-coming foodie scene, and reveling in the southern charm of the city.

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