Thomas W. Antonucci
B.A., M.A.T., University of New Hampshire
Director of Taft Summer School, History
Work Phone: 860-945-7728
Year Appointed: 2006
Tom earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of New Hampshire, with a concentration in modern America. As an undergraduate student, he was inducted into Phi Alpha Theta, the history honor society; earned University Honors; and was elected to the History Undergraduate Committee, where he attended history department meetings as a student representative. Tom’s thesis centered on the Navajo code talkers and their role in the military.
Tom earned an M.A.T. degree with a concentration in European studies and worked as a paid intern at Souhegan High School in Amherst, New Hampshire--a member of Coalition of Essential Schools--where he taught freshman American studies and served as junior varsity baseball coach. Upon graduation, Tom joined Kimball Union Academy, a Lakes Region school, to begin his teaching career. For the next four years he taught modern world history, U.S. history, and advanced placement U.S. history; served as dormitory head; and coached football, ice hockey, baseball, and softball--winning a Lakes Region title in 2004. Tom also served on a number of committees, including the honor board and student life, which created the Statement of Inclusion.
At Taft, Tom is a member of the history department, teaching advanced placement U.S. history and approaches to history, and is a member of the football and ice hockey coaching staffs. Tom lives on campus with his wife, Kristin, and their two daughters.