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Mr. Thomas Steenson

Fifth Grade, History of Western Thought

B.A. Thomas Aquinas College; M.A. Catholic University of America

Tom Steenson teaches fifth grade and 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. (call it a Ph.Dminus), and taught introductory philosophy courses.  Tom and his wife, Melissa, have six children who climb the interior of their home and make much noise at the dinner table.

Years at The Heights: 16