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Seamus

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For High School I attended St. Mary's Academy in St. Marys Kansas where I studied four years of Classical Latin and a year of Koine (Common) Greek. As a student, I earned two gold medals and one silver medal on the Junior Classical League's National Latin Exam.

At University, I studied Classical Languages with the University of Pittsburgh's Classics Department as a generalist (both Latin and Greek,) a course of study which continues to this day as a post-Baccalaureate student.

I completed my Bachelor's degree at Kansas State University in the multi-disciplinary field of Humanities.

I am a current Columnist with the Examiner.com, writing on topics pertaining to educational policies in Pittsburgh and Classical education.

Since 2011, I have been tutoring languages in the Pittsburgh area. I have had success with youngsters struggling with Latin grammatical concepts, or learning disabilities. My teaching philosophy is if I can help a student excel, I will. Sometimes a student only needs to be pointed in the right direction, others need intensive help.

My spare time is dedicated to writing fiction, short stories, and co-organizing the Pittsburgh Writer's Meetup group. To date I have had five short stories published.

My other hobbies include Martial Arts, mountain biking, and old time strongman training.

Seamus’ Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Kansas State University - Bachelor in Arts, Humanities

Hobbies

Biking, writing, martial arts, and weightlifting.

Tutoring Subjects

Greek

Languages

Latin 2

Latin 3

Latin 4