Thomas Pringle - Faculty Mentor | Thomas Nelson Community College

Thomas Pringle - Faculty Mentor

What is your teaching discipline?

Computer Aided Drafting and Design

What brought you to the area?

Job at Huntington Ingals Industries Newport News Shipbuilding.

What is your teaching philosophy?

Coach students to solve their own problems and they will always succeed

What do you hope your students take away from your courses?

Knowledge of the material and how to apply it to any situation with workplace readiness skills.

What do you like to do on the weekends?

Gaming, biking, cycling, and anything outdoors.

What is the most memorable place you have traveled to?


What is in your refrigerator right now?

Leftovers, science projects, and Monster Energy drinks.

What makes you laugh out loud?

Slapstick and Scarcasm

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Becoming a Husband, father, and minister

What is your greatest extravagance?

I find nothing extravagant about myself.

Who is your hero?

Heroes are mythical creatures, as any of them can and will eventually let you down. I put my faith in God.