M.A., University of Florida 1996
Mark Panuthos has been a teacher and coach at Admiral Farragut Academy since 1996. He teaches Advanced Placement United States History, Advanced Placement Microeconomics, American government and Intro to Economics. He has coached football, basketball, and baseball. Mr. Panuthos has organized a program with the National Parks Services in which APUSH students learn how to fire eighteenth century artillery and muskets at the Castillo de San Marcos. Once they have completed the three-day “Cannon School” program, they will earn their Historical Weapons Proficiency certification, and are then able to volunteer as a “living history volunteer” at the Castillo de San Marcos. He has also taken field trips throughout Europe, including trips to Greece, France, England, Austria, Germany, and Italy.
Mr. Panuthos teaches part-time at St Peterburg College and recently won a Silverberg Grant for a project which will film the stories of Tampa Bay area World War II and Korean War veterans and archive them with the Library of Congress. He was also recognized as a Part-Time Faculty Mentor through the SPC Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). Mr. Panuthos designed the first totally online courses in American History for St Petersburg College. He has taught at SPC since 1996.
Mr. Panuthos is married with two children and lives in Seminole.