Mrs. Paulina Bean grew up in Meriden, Connecticut, and is the oldest of 8 children. In 2020, Mrs. Bean graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History and a minor in Philosophy from Ave Maria University, where she later completed a Master of Arts in Theology in May of 2021. Throughout her time at Ave Maria University, She tutored college and middle school students and worked as a substitute teacher at Mason Classical Academy in Naples, Florida. During summers between college, Mrs. Bean interned at The Federalist Society and The National Catholic Register. In 2021, Mrs. Bean moved to New Hampshire and taught 5th-8th grade Theology, U.S. History, and English at Holy Trinity Catholic School in Laconia. Mrs. Bean especially loves studying the Gospels, Marian theology, and the works of C.S. Lewis, Plato, and Dante. She also has a passion for United States History and American literature, and she particularly enjoys studying the Civil War era. She currently lives in Boscawen with her husband, Ambrose, and is a member of Immaculate Conception Parish in Penacook. She is deeply grateful and excited to be a part of Mount Royal Academy’s mission and community.