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Nick Sigler, English teacher, was born in Beaver Dam, Wis., and grew up on the campus of Wisconsin Academy where his parents taught for 42 years before they retired.
Nick has lived in Berrien Springs, Mich.; Minneapolis, Minn.; Orcas Island, Wash.; and Denver, Colo., before moving to Calhoun, Ga., to teach at Georgia-Cumberland Academy. Before coming to GCA in 2014, Nick taught in a number of places, including Minneapolis, Orcas Island and Denver.
Nick has a Bachelor’s degree in English literature and a secondary teaching certificate, both from Andrews University. He will complete his Master’s degree in English education from Southern Adventist University in May 2017.
Nick is married to Heidi, school nurse at GCA. They have three young sons: Soren, Simon and Slate.
Nick teaches English at GCA, and is the chair of the English department. He also teaches AP Literature and Composition, American Literature, and World Literature. In addition, Nick is the yearbook sponsor.
Nick finds his job to be fulfilling and interesting. He says that he gets to work with the greatest group of teenagers anyone could ask for. He loves teaching English and helping his students find their potential as readers and writers. Nick says that his students work hard in his classes, and he wants them to be prepared for the next step in their lives.“We learn skills that are not just applicable to the English classroom, but lessons they can apply at any point of their lives,” he said.