Dr. Churchill is a Manomet native and graduate of Plymouth-Carver High School. In 1980, he started working in the eyecare field while enrolled at Fordham University in NYC. He received his optometry doctorate degree from State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry in 1986. Dr. Churchill then joined the Navy and served as a Navy optometrist until 1993, being honorably discharged at the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He served in California, Japan, the Philippines, and Europe. He opened Cedarville Eye in 1994 to come back to the comfort of his home town.