John Morrell » Bio



B.A. from Warren-Wilson College

M.A. from Tusculum College

I taugt high school in North Carolina from 1984-1987,then in Ohio from 1987-1990. I have been at Greeneville High since 1990.


I am a Greene County native. I atteded college at Warren Wilson, where I earned a B.A. in History and Political Science. After graduating from Warren Wilson I taugth at Inca High School in North Carolina for three years.  For the next three years I taught at Logan Elm High School in Ohio. I returned to Greeneville in 1990 and took a math teaching job at Greeneville High School.  I have been at GHS ever since and have taught math, economics, geography, and AP history (U.S. and European). In 1992 I earned a Masters of Education degree from Tusculum college.

My wife and I were married in 1987.  We have two children: Spencer, a student at GHS, and Emily, a student at Centre College.  I enjoy hiking, rafting, traveling, and torturing small insects using only the sun and a magnifying glass.