Garfio with students

Photo courtesy Milken Family Foundation

Award-Winning Alumni Teachers

Graduates working as teachers are making a difference in classrooms throughout the county, state and nation. Each year, because of their exceptional work as educators they are selected for prestigious teaching honors. Most recently, several alumni have received top accolades. They include Tamara Garfio, recipient of the 2010 Milken National Educator Award; Beverly Berekian, named a “Distinguished Teacher” by TEACH California; and Jennifer Bremer and Amy Welch, 2011 Orange County Teachers of the Year, to name a few.