Mr. Steve Thorburn grew up in Mason, Michigan. He attended South Dakota State for two years then transferred to the University of Tennessee where he earned his Bachelor of General Agriculture. While at South Dakota State and the University of Tennessee, he participated in college rodeo. He later earned his Teaching degree in Biology and Social Studies at Olivet College.

Mr. Thorburn is currently teaching 7th grade Social Studies, and American History. He also coaches wrestling and track.