Ben Hardin's Biography

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Hello y'all! My name is Ben Hardin and I'm the current 6th Grade Math teacher at PSPA. This is my first FULL year at Pine Springs, though I did become a member of the staff in January last school year. I'm entering into my 4th year as an Educator, and my experience extends through 10th grade Math II. I graduated from Western Carolina University with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and a minor in Psychology. At WCU I was a member of the WCU Rugby Club, the Club Wrestling Team, and Intramural Golf Champion in 2013. I've also been a High School Wrestling coach going on my 6th year now. My favorite part of being a Pioneer is the sense of community that has been established here between, teachers, staff, students, and parents. I love it here. In my free time I enjoy playing golf, taking road trips, being outside, visiting friends and family, trying new restaurants, and doing as much as I can, while I can. 

Your student will be challenged from an intellectual, philosophical, and core value perspective. Although learning is tough, learning to do it right is worthwhile. 

"Mathematics has beauty and romance. It's not a boring place to be, the mathematical world. It's an extraordinary place; it's worth spending time there."   - Marcus du Sautoy

"Always, leave it better than you found it"   - Cecil J. Mock