Tom Tucker graduated from Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, Tennessee with a B.S in Secondary Education Mathematics and is highly qualified through the State Department of Education. Mr. Tucker has taught high school math, including AP Calculus, for 30 years in the Knox County Schools public system. He spent most of his career at Austin East Magnet High School. He also taught at Carter High School. He joined KCS in 2015, where he teaches high school Calculus.
Mr. Tucker believes in hard work and perseverance. His students learn how to prepare themselves for college. He enjoys playing racquetball and basketball and swimming. God is preparing us all for a special future and service. Mr. Tucker’s favorite verse is Jerimiah 29:11. “ For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Mr. Tucker is a member of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church.