On Tuesday, May 31, Oak Ridge Schools Superintendent Dr. Bruce Borchers announced that Nick Corrigan has been
selected to serve as the new principal of Robertsville Middle School. Mr. Corrigan earned a Bachelor of
Science from Tennessee Technological University (TTU) in 2010 with a major in Elementary Education,
and a Master of Arts in Instructional Leadership from TTU in 2017. He earned an Education Specialist
degree in Curriculum & Instruction through Liberty University in 2021.
Mr. Corrigan began his educational career in Anderson County Schools at Norris Middle in 2010 as a 6th
grade math teacher and at St. Mary’s School in Oak Ridge. In 2018, he accepted a position in Oak
Ridge Schools as a 5th grade math teacher at Jefferson Middle School (JMS). In 2020, he was selected as
the Dean of Students at JMS, where he has also served as Athletic Director.
Mr. Corrigan demonstrates his passion for student learning both as a classroom teacher and school
administrator and ensures that every student is successful. His educational philosophy is built on the
uncompromising belief that all students can learn when provided a positive learning environment
supported by teachers, staff, families, and the surrounding community.
As a member of the TN Army National Guard, Mr. Corrigan is currently the Commanding Officer of a
Forward Support Company responsible for logistics support with the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment.
He began his military career upon graduating high school and spent approximately 10 years in the Navy
Reserve as a Hospital Corpsman prior to transferring to the TN Army National Guard to attend Officer
Candidate School at Fort Benning, GA in 2015.
Mr. Corrigan is excited about beginning the next chapter of his educational career as principal at
Robertsville Middle School (RMS). He is honored and humbled by the opportunity and can’t wait to join
the Ram Family to continue the incredible work that is taking place by students, staff, families, and
surrounding community at RMS. He hopes to dedicate himself to the RMS family for years to come and
serve with humility, integrity, and a driving passion for student learning.