Patrick Montooth

Patrick Montooth joins the middle school team as the 6th and 7th grade science teacher. Prior to coming to Cape Fear Academy, Montooth most recently taught at Charter Day School in Leland, NC. He also worked as a policy analyst and consultant for the Florida Department of Education and served in the United States Air […]

Gabriella de Souza

A native Wilmingtonian, Gabriella graduated from UNCW with a B.S. in Biology and a B.S. in Environmental Sciences. She obtained industry experience by working in the microbiology department at Alcami, a pharmaceutical manufacturing and development corporation in Wilmington, NC. Gabriella previously taught as a “Principles of Biodiversity” laboratory instructor for three years at UNC Wilmington. […]

Ed Naessens

Ed Naessens is the upper school physics and engineering teacher. He has a BS degree in Nuclear Physics from the United States Military Academy (Class of 1981), an MS degree in physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), and earned his PhD in Nuclear Engineering and Science from RPI in 1999. Naessens is a retired Brigadier […]

Rebecca Wells

Rebecca Wells joined the CFA family as a parent in fall of 2016, but as a faculty member in fall of 2017. She received her Bachelors of Arts in Middle Grades Education from the University of North Carolina. Rebecca has ten years of experience, and was previously employed by New Hanover County Schools.

Becca Scott

Becca joined the CFA family in 2016. She received her BA in Middle Grades Science and Math from UNCW. Becca has 15 years of teaching experience, having taught grades 6, 7, and 8 science and math. She was formerly a Myrtle Grove Gator for 12 years.