Fernando Orrego

Fernando Orrego moved from Chile and joined Cape Fear Academy in 2021 as the Middle and Upper School Spanish teacher. Orrego holds a BA in English Education from Santo Tomas University in Talca, Chile. During his career he has taught English, Spanish and has prepared students for Cambridge International Examinations such as KET, PET and […]

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. […]

Howard Jenkins

After retiring from the DuPont Company with 35 years as a chemical engineer, Howard Jenkins obtained a Master’s Degree in 2012 at the University of North Carolina Wilmington to teach high school science. He has taught physical science at Brunswick County Academy and chemistry at both Ashley and Hoggard high schools. Howard started off at […]

Alexa Skelly

Alexa has her BA in music education and joined CFA in 2020 as the Middle and Upper School chorus teacher after having taught chorus for three years and drama for one year at Ashley High School in Wilmington.  

Liz Mendonca

Liz joined CFA in 2020 as an Upper School English teacher with 12 years of experience teaching English. She received her BA in English and her MA in English literature.