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Chad Bridges is the High School Social Studies teacher at the Academy For Success. Prior to working at the Academy, Mr. Bridges worked at Kelly Mill Middle School in Blythewood for three years. Mr. Bridges grew up in Louisiana and is a graduate of Dutch Fork High School. He holds a B.A. in History and a MAT in Secondary Education from the University of South Carolina. This will be his ninth year working at the Academy for Success. His wife teaches Kindergarten at Chapin Elementary School and they have three children, Brayden, Brooklyn, and Brynlee. Mr. Bridges enjoys working at the Academy because he believes that he can be a positive influence and role model for the students he teaches. Mr. Bridges also coaches soccer for South Carolina United and is the assistant varsity coach for the Chapin girls soccer team, who won the 2016 AAA State Championship last season! Mr. Bridges is an avid Gamecock fan and also roots for the New Orleans Saints and Chicago Cubs.