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Mr. Mercer (he/him)
Having grown up in Loudoun County, Mr. Mercer graduated from Loudoun County High School before attending Christopher Newport University. At CNU, he earned a BS in Applied Physics and was a member of the Marching Captains Drumline, CNU Pep Band, and Phoenix Blue Percussion. After college, Mr. Mercer managed local businesses in the car wash and fitness industries before joining LCPS in 2017. In 2023, Mr. Mercer earned his Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Virginia.
Mr. Mercer has worked with numerous high school marching bands in the Northern Virginia area since 2012. In 2015, he began working with the Broad Run HS drumline and served as their Percussion Caption Head for 8 years. In 2019, Mr. Mercer and his Wife founded Eastern Loudoun Indoor Percussion, an ensemble comprised of multiple LCPS high schools.
Beyond the classroom, Mr. Mercer spends his time enjoying the local car scene, staying active, and teaching/playing drums.