Mr. Nugent earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Berry College and is returning for his sixth year teaching at ACA. He has taught five years of Middle School history and will be entering the High School faculty full time to teach Political Philosophy, American Government, and Modern European History.

Mr. Nugent grew up in central Florida in a large, home-schooled family, seven brothers and a sister, with whom he spent much of his early life outside playing ball and enjoying the great outdoors. He credits his mother and father for instilling him with good character and all the knowledge necessary to become a student and teacher. He and his wife have been married for five years and have one son, Benry.

The mission of Atlanta Classical Academy is to develop graduates in mind and character through a classical, content-rich curriculum that emphasizes the principles of virtuous living, traditional learning, and civic responsibility.