Science Department


Col. Robert Cagle
Science Department Chair

Degrees: MEd-North Georgia College and State University;
     BSA-University of Georgia
Began Teaching: August 2002
Began at Riverside: August 2002
Teaches: AP World History, Physical Science 8, Physical Science 8 Honors
Coaching or Advisor: National Honor Society,National Junior Honor Society
Military Service: Currently Serving United States Marine Corps Reserve
Awards, Honors: 2010 Hall County Masters in Teaching
  Award, Riverside  Military Academy -Teacher of the Year 2009-2010


Mrs. Chassie Corbin

Degree: University of North Georgia - B.S. in Biology; Columbus State
   University -Master of Arts in Teaching
Began Teaching: 2004
Began at Riverside: August 2013
Teaches: Biology, Biology Honors
Military Service: Proudly served as a Military Spouse for the last 15 years.
Coaching: Science National Honor Society Advisor
Awards, Honors, Published Work: Member of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor
   Society; Member of the National Science Teachers of America; Received
   the U.S. Army Medal for "Outstanding Community Service" in 2009.
Hobbies and Special Interests: She enjoys spending time with her
   husband and three children, gardening, cooking, hiking, reading,
   and travelling.


Mr. Brandon Forrest

Degrees: BS - Chemistry-University of North Georgia;
   MS -Chemistry-Arizona State University
Began Teaching: 2008
Began at Riverside: August 2014
Teaches: AP Biology, AP Chemistry, Chemistry 
Coaching or Advisor: Assistant Cross Country Coach
Awards, Honors, Published Work: Eagle Scout Award/2001
Hobbies and Special Interests: Running/Mountaineering/Fine Arts

McCall, Joshua  

Mr. Joshua McCall

Degrees: B.A., English, UNG, 2003; M.Ed. English Education, UNG, 2005;
   M.A., Classical Languages, UGA, 2014
Began Teaching: 2003
Began at Riverside: July 2015
Teaches: Latin I, Latin II, Latin III Honors, Biology
Coaching or Advisor: Pole Vaulting
Hobbies and Special Interests: Reading, Contemplating


Dr. David Phillips

Degrees: JD-University of South Carolina;AB-The Citadel
Began Teaching: 2006
Began at Riverside: June 2008
Earth Science, Honors Anatomy and Physiology, Forensic Science
Military Service: US Army, Armor Captain
Hobbies and Special Interests: Furniture Bldg, Restoring 1942 JEEP

Smith, Jacob  

Mr. Jacob Smith

Began at Riverside: 2016
Teaches: Earth Science, Science 7

Zoller, Joseph  

Mr. Joseph Zoller

Degrees: M.Ed. from University of Wisconsin; B.S. from Carroll University
Began Teaching: 1998
Began at Riverside: August 2016
Teaches: AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, Physics
Coaching or Advisor: JV Soccer
Hobbies and Special Interests: All things 80s, Sports Fanatic (St. Louis
   Cardinals, St. Louis Blues, Green Bay Packers, Manchester United,
   Wisconsin Badgers), Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Bassist, 
   Heavy Metal Enthusiast

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