Rebecca Amonor began working as an associate teacher for pre-kindergarten at Columbus Academy in September 2023. She also serves as a writing coach in the middle school and is an assistant advisor for our student-led newspaper Academy Life. Rebecca is a graduate of the Academy Class of 2017 and, during her undergraduate career at Yale University, she was a first-year counselor in the dean's office as well as an academic strategist for the Yale Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning. Rebecca obtained a B.A. in English and African American Studies from Yale University where she graduated cum laude, before also earning a M.A. in English and American Literature from Washington University in St. Louis where she is currently pursuing a Ph.D.

Rebecca's favorite thing about Columbus Academy
"The people that work here! I felt that way when I was student here and its still my favorite thing now."

Favorite food/places to eat
"I really love Thai Food, but some of my favorite restaurants include Cheesecake Factory, Northstar and P.F. Chang's!"

Little-known fact about Rebecca
"I do not like straight chocolate, specifically plain chocolate without added things like peanuts or caramel."

  • B.A. Yale University , English and African American Studies
  • M.A. Washington University in St. Louis , English and American Literature