Social Studies Department


Mr. Daniel Tymchuk
Social Studies Department Chair

Degrees: BA-University of Georgia; MAT from Piedmont College
Began Teaching: 1996
Began at Riverside: Fall 1996 to Spring 2002; August 2009 to present
Teaches: Economics, ESL US History
Coaching or Advisor: Assist. Soccer Coach;Sponsor for Korean Club;
   Social Studies Department Chair; Former Third Mess Fellowship Bible
  Study Leader for RMA Cadets
Awards, Honors, Published Work: Leadership Hall County; Leadership
Hobbies and Special Interests: Classical History; World War II &
   Cold War History; Interest in Polish-Ukrianian culture & other
   Slavic studies; Egyptology; Public Policy & Geo-political studies;
   Reformed & Lutheran Theology; Participate in Leadership Hall currently


MSgt Dennis Bagwell

Degree: MA-North Georgia College and State University; BA-University
   of New York
Began Teaching: June 1996
Began at Riverside: June 2007
Teaches: AP US History, AP Psychology, American History 8, American History 8 Honors
Coaching or Advisor: Prep basketball and Varsity Golf
Military Service: Air Force 


Col. Robert Cagle

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

Cummings, Timothy  

Mr. Timothy Cummings

Began at Riverside: 2016
Teaches: AP Government, Government, Economics Honors, American History 8


SSG Robert Klemm

Degrees: MA World History (Summa cum Laude) University of North
   Georgia ; BA History (Magna cum Laude) North Georgia College &
   State University
Began at Riverside: Dec 2010
Teaches: World History, World History Honors
Military Service: US Army 1988-2003; Somalia 1993-1994
Awards, Honors, Published Work: Awarded Claes Nobel Educator of
   Distinction-National Society of High School Scholars (2014); "The
   Difficult Journey: Overcoming Haram in the Development of Islamic
   Sil, 7th-8th centuries" World History Vol 13, No. 3
Hobbies and Special Interests: Family, home improvement, historical


Mr. Jared Koldoff

Degree: BS-University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Began Teaching: September 2006
Began at Riverside: August 2007
Teaches: US History, US History Honors, World Geography
Coaching or Advisor: Lacrosse
Awards, Honors, Published Work: Graduated Summa Cum Laude; Riverside
   Military Academy -Teacher of the Year 2008-2009 


Mr. Marvin

Began at Riverside: 2014
Teaches: Government, Government Honors, World History
Coaching or Advisor: Head Basketball Coach


Mr. Andrew Pedry

Degrees: MA in History from George Mason University; BA magna cum laude
   in History (with honors) and Religious Studies
Began at Riverside: Summer 2015
Teaches: US History, Social Studies 7, Martial Arts
Coaching or Advisor: Olympic and Historical Fencing Club, Airsoft Club
Military Service: USMC, 2000-2004 
Awards, Honors, Published Work: 2012-2013 Fulbright Fellow,
   1994 Eagle Scout

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