Degrees and Certifications:
Christopher Newport University, Newport News VA --- B.S. in Mathematics, Minor in Secondary Education.
Mr. Richard Travers
1986-1990 --- U.S. Air Force, Langly AFB, VA --- Avionics Systems Technician
1994 --- Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton VA --- College Algebra and College Geometry
1994-1995 --- Lafayette High School, Williamsburg VA --- Algebra I, Geometry, Trig-Functions, Algebra II.
1995 - 2000 --- Jefferson Davis Middle School, Newport News VA --- Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry. Served as the Math Department Chairman from 1997-2000.
2000 - current --- Bob Jones High School --- Aglebra 1A, Algebra 1B, Algebraic Connections, Geometry (A, B, and regular), Algebra III with Statistics, Discrete Math, and Algebra with Finance. I have served as an assistant coach for football, basketball, and soccer. I currently serve as the Public Address Announcer at home basketball games.
I am a 1980 graduate of Nederland High School in Nederland, Colorado. I moved to Crossville, Tennessee in 1982 and attended Roane State Community College in Harriman, Tennessee from 1982 - 1984. In 1982, I joined the Tennessee Army National Guard and served from November 1982 - January 1986. I enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in January of 1986 and, after training, was stationed at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Virginia. I received an honorable discharge in January of 1990. I attended Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia, where I graduated in December of 1993 with a B.S. in Mathematics with a minor in Secondary Math Education.
I have been married to my lovely wife, Jill, since December of 1985. I have two daughters, Rebekah and Rachel. Rebekah is married and has graduated from UAH with a B.A. in Elementary Education. She and her husband have a daughter, Natalie, and live in Huntsville. Rachel is married and has graduated from Auburn University (WAR EAGLE!) with a B.S. degree in Animal Sciences. She and her husband have a son, Max, and live in Georgia. We have lived in Madison since June of 2000 and cannot imagine living anywhere else. GO PATRIOTS!