Meet Our Tutors

The Academy Tutorial Tutors are parents, professionals, alumni, and community leaders in their field of study.  Weekly they bring passion, experience and expertise into the classroom.  Some have been with The Academy Tutorial from its beginnings.  Some are joining us for the first time this year.  The variety and depth of knowledge makes The Academy Tutorial a place where Academic Excellence is the Standard. Meet our tutors.

Rachel Boye

9th Grade Literature

Board Member

Rebecca Bryant


Matthew Bullington

World History; ACT/SAT Test Prep;
IT Fundamentals

Becky Durham

World Geography; Global Studies

David Durham

Spanish; French; Global Studies

Sue Gamble

Junior High and High School Art

Alice Griffith

Music Theatre; Drama; Voice

Julie Guthrie

8th Grade Literature;
8th Grade Composition

Board Member

Bonnie Kookogey

Physical Science

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Elizabeth Madeira

Intro to Spanish;
Spanish 1

Kathleen Bond McIntyre

Computer Applications; Entrepreneurship; Argumentative Writing 

Board Member
Tech Coordinator

Dr. Anne Elise Napier

Biology; Advanced Biology

Thomas Purifoy

Introduction to Film and Filmmaking

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Scot Rand

World History; U.S. History

Joy Rhodes

Chemistry; Advanced Chemistry; General Science; Algebra II

Board Member
Executive Director

Jana Ritchie

Algebra I; Personal Finance

Board Member
Administrative Director

Lauren Rupley

7th Grade Composition

Cherie Shepherd

7th Grade Literature;
British Literature

David Shepherd

Tennessee History; Government; Economics