Tom Steenson teaches fifth grade and the History of Western Thought. He arrived at The Heights in 2001, having earned a B.A. in 1996 at Thomas Aquinas College, where he developed a love of ancient Mathematics, Philosophy, and Theology. He moved to the D.C. area to study philosophy at The Catholic University of America, where he obtained an M.A., nearly got a Ph.D., and taught introductory philosophy courses. Tom and his wife, Melissa, have six children.