B.A., Wake Forest University
Sixth Grade English
Seventh Grade English
Eighth Grade English
Middle School Golf
Middle School Boys Basketball
James, "Bill," Curl was born in Front Royal and educated at Randolph-Macon Academy, graduating in 1966. He began his career at R-MA in 1970 as a senior and post-graduate English teacher, and came full circle when, after 26 years in the corporate sector, he once again returned to R-MA as a full-fledged faculty member in 1998.
Mr. Curl believes in the importance of motivation and consistently challenges both his students and athletes. In order to help each individual succeed, Mr. Curl is personally involved with all of this students and athletes. He finds it important to know what their likes and dislikes are, and what it will take for each to achieve. He constantly lets each student and athlete know that they are capable, whether they think they are or not. He sets high standards and goals for all of his students and athletes, and accepts nothing less from each one of them.
During his time in the corporate sector, Mr. Curl worked for the Atlantic Research Corporation in Gainesville, Virginia; the Stinger Missile System and the Tomahawk Cruise Missile System; the Marlow Motor Company in Front Royal; and the North Fork Resort.