FUN Fact: "My favorite recreational activity is hiking with my dog Tormund."
Mr. Palmer is the second oldest of four boys who grew up just outside of Erie, Pennsylvania. He was an all-state high school football player for Mercyhurst Preparatory School. Mr. Palmer continued his education and football career at Allegheny College. He finished his educational career at the University of Pittsburgh were Mr. Palmer earned his teaching certification. A chance encounter with former OC teacher, Ms. Cindy McNulty at a weekend professional development allowed Mr. Palmer to get his foot in the door, and he began teaching at Oakland Catholic in the 2016-2017 school year.
"I love the support of my fellow faculty and staff members."
George Rudolph taught social studies at Sacred Heart High School for 17 years before joining Oakland Catholic High School. He currently teaches Global Insights, Russian and Chinese History, to juniors and seniors at Oakland Catholic. The College of San Mateo (AA), University of California (BA), and 48 credits of graduate work at Humboldt State University and the University of Pittsburgh make up his academic background. George is also the Athletic Director at Oakland Catholic and has coached Track and Crosscountry for 37 years.