Faculty

PAOLO WOODARD

PAOLO WOODARD

PAOLO WOODARD ADMISSIONS OFFICE (since 2017) Extension: 273 Email: [email protected] BIRTHPLACE: Covina, CA I AM IN CHARGE OF THE FOLLOWING SCHOOL EVENTS/ACTIVITIES: As an admissions associate I greet visitors, attend school fairs, schedule and conduct campus tours, and assist in admissions tasks. FAVORITE QUOTE: “Well, I like to eat, sleep, drink, and be in love. I like to work, …

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TIM WONG

TIM WONG

TIM WONG Math (since 2015) Email: [email protected] Extension: 229 BIRTHPLACE: Hong Kong COLLEGE DEGREE: M.S. and B.S., Electrical Engineering concentrated in computers, CCNY; Teaching Credential in Math, CSULA. CLASSES TAUGHT: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-calculus, Calculus and Computer Applications.> I AM IN CHARGE OF THE FOLLOWING SCHOOL EVENTS/ACTIVITIES: Chinese New Year Dinner INTERESTS OTHER THAN TEACHING: Singing, table tennis, badminton and …

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GUSTAVO TRIGUEROS

GUSTAVO TRIGUEROS

GUSTAVO TRIGUEROS Dorm Parent/Athletics (since 2019) Email: [email protected] Extension: 212 Additional Links Campus News Calendars Campus Maps & Directions FAQ’s Places to Visit Employment at Southwestern Academy Email Login San Marino Campus 2800 Monterey Road San Marino, CA 91108 Phone: 626.799.5010 Fax: 626.799.0407 Privacy Policy INTRODUCTION At Southwestern Academy, accessible from https://southwesternacademy.edu, one of our main priorities …

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BRIAN SHRIWISE

BRIAN SHRIWISE

BRIAN SHRIWISE Registrar (since 1984) Email: [email protected] Extension: 208 BIRTHPLACE: Dodge City, Kansas COLLEGE DEGREE: B.A. History (Secondary education emphasis), Fort Hayes State University CLASSES TAUGHT: Jr. High Math I AM IN CHARGE OF THE FOLLOWING SCHOOL EVENTS/ACTIVITIES: Arranging and transporting students to SAT and ACT test centers. INTERESTS OTHER THAN TEACHING: Sports, Cooking, Travel, and Restaurants. I LIKE TEACHING AT SOUTHWESTERN …

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MICHELE RUSSO

MICHELE RUSSO

MICHELE RUSSO Science/Math (since 2017) Email: [email protected] Extension: 221 BIRTHPLACE: San Diego COLLEGE DEGREE: BS Home Economics Education, University of Montana, MA Community College Education, Northern Arizona University CLASSES TAUGHT: Biology, Earth Science, Math, Life Skills CLUB SPONSOR: INTERESTS OTHER THAN TEACHING: Walking, Hiking, Traveling, Family, Reading, Music and Movies I LIKE TEACHING AT SOUTHWESTERN BECAUSE: The students and the staff are …

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MELISSA RUIZ

MELISSA RUIZ

MELISSA RUIZ Dorm Parent (since 2015) Email: [email protected] Extension: 213 Additional Links Campus News Calendars Campus Maps & Directions FAQ’s Places to Visit Employment at Southwestern Academy Email Login San Marino Campus 2800 Monterey Road San Marino, CA 91108 Phone: 626.799.5010 Fax: 626.799.0407 Privacy Policy INTRODUCTION At Southwestern Academy, accessible from https://southwesternacademy.edu, one of our main priorities …

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LOUIS PULGENCIO

LOUIS PULGENCIO

LOUIS PULGENCIO Director of International Studies/ELL (since 1987) Email: [email protected] Extension: 220 BIRTHPLACE: Vallejo, CA COLLEGE DEGREE: B.S. Applied Behavioral Sciences (ABS), University of California Davis; TOEFL Certification, UCLA CLASSES TAUGHT: ELL classes: Grammar 1, Writing 1, Notetaking, Speech, TOEFL Preparation CLUB SPONSOR: International Club Advisor EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIPS: Huntington Library, Getty Museum, Natural History Museum, Museum of Tolerance, Gene Autry Museum …

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THOMAS NORD

THOMAS NORD

THOMAS NORD Math (since 2005) Email: [email protected] Extension: 230 BIRTHPLACE: St. Charles, IL COLLEGE DEGREE: B.A., Luther College; B.S. Math (major), Computer Science(minor), University of Wisconsin CLASSES TAUGHT: Algebra, Algerbra 2, Geometry, Precalculus, Calculus CLUB SPONSOR: Math Club INTERESTS OTHER THAN TEACHING: Astronomy, Wildlife Photography, Tour guide at Shambala I LIKE TEACHING AT SOUTHWESTERN BECAUSE: I like the small classes. It is much …

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VICTOR NEANDER

VICTOR NEANDER

VICTOR NEANDER History/Athletics (since 2008) Email: [email protected] BIRTHPLACE: Los Angeles, CA COLLEGE DEGREE: B.S., Physical Education (USC) CLASSES TAUGHT: History, Health, Physical Education I AM IN CHARGE OF THE FOLLOWING SCHOOL EVENTS/ACTIVITIES: Japanese Dinner INTERESTS OTHER THAN TEACHING: Avid sports fan, camping, fishing, country music, West Indian cuisine, and spending time with family. I LIKE TEACHING AT SOUTHWESTERN BECAUSE: Fantastic students who …

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YEVONNE MERLIN

YEVONNE MERLIN

YEVONNE MERLIN Mathematics (since 2004) Email: [email protected] BIRTHPLACE: Landstuhl, Germany COLLEGE DEGREE: Master degree in TESOL, B.S., Mathematics Education, Minor in Physical Science CLASSES TAUGHT: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Precalculus, Calculus, SAT Preparation EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIPS: Arizona Science Center, NAU periodical research instruction, Integrated Southwestern History trips, Integrated Science Fair trips, Assist on a variety of Outdoor Education field …

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