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Mrs. O’Rourke graduated summa cum laude from Hillsdale College with a Bachelor of Arts in English. While at Hillsdale, she served as Editor-in-Chief of the student literary magazine and worked in the college’s Writing Center.

Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, Mrs. O’Rourke has enjoyed making her home in Atlanta and exploring its trails and coffee shops. In her spare time, she hikes, bakes, reads Russian literature, and absorbs quantities of Irish history from conversations with her husband.

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.