Leading at Church and in Higher Education

Linh Doan

"Where I grew up, there was a widespread suspicion of what higher education can do to your Christian faith. C. S. Lewis convinced me otherwise...and here I am!"

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San Diego County Teacher of the Year

Linda Foote

Linda Foote has been described as someone who has a passion to touch the souls of every student she meets and provide them with a safe place to learn, grow, and become the best they can be.

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First PCC Alumnus to Become Christian College President

Stephen Higgins

Stephen Higgins (M.A. '85, B.A. '78) is President of Williamson Christian College in Franklin, Tennessee.

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San Bernardino County Teacher of the Year

Bill Lassiter

In everything he does, PCC graduate Bill Lassiter (B.A. '97)strives to be a great teacher. He is currently teaching 4th grade at The Ontario Center School in the Cucamonga School District.

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Investing Hope in Future Generations

JC Lugo

Lugo dived into the subject area that challenged him most, earning his college degree from HIU in English Literature. The struggles that came with learning a second language and being a first-generation college student have motivated JC to return and reinvest in the Los Angeles community where he grew up.

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Outstanding First Year Teacher

Christie Murray (Grimstad)

Christie Murray (Grimstad, B.A.'98; M.Ed.'05) teaches first grade at Thomas Edison Elementary School in Anaheim, California.

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2010 Teacher of the Year Awarded to HIU Alum

Yona Roberts

Roberts, who is a resource specialist at Pendleton Elementary, was awarded the prestigious Teacher of the Year Award both for Pendleton Elementary and the Buena Park School District for 2010.

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Orange County Teacher of the Year

Lorri Varela

Lorri Varela has been teaching second grade in the Ladera Palma School in La Habra, CA since 1990. Varela has focused on working with students who have difficulty speaking English.

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