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Upper School Instructor Richard Murphy
Holly Nance

“What I have found most rewarding while working at NSA is being with so many highly creative and talented students as their teacher and advisor. I’m proud to be in this group of professional educators and coaches who truly care about developing the intellect and character of each individual student through academics, service clubs, the fine arts and athletics."

Upper School Instructor

Richard Murphy received a B.S. in systems engineering with a concentration in computer science from the University of Virginia. Before arriving at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, he was the business manager at a family-owned business in Portsmouth, VA. His background is in finance and leasing, information systems and computer programming. He obtained his teaching licensure through Old Dominion University and is now teaching Algebra II/Trig and Honors PreCalculus. He and his wife, Peggy, have three children. Their youngest daughter, Bridget, is a 2015 graduate of NSA.