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Pioneers of Everest Value: Chris Medinger

Chris Medinger began his Everest Value journey in a conversation with then-CEO Gerry Jacoby: “The bad news is we’re not promoting you to vice-principal. The good news is we’re asking you to start a whole new school.”

Pioneers of Everest Value: Edgar Nguyen

Edgar Nguyen thought he was meant to be a firefighter, and was just a step or two short of that destination, when by happy accident he agreed to help a friend clean out the basement at Downtown Value School.

Pioneers of Everest Value: Bobby Marquez

Bobby Marquez brought the math (and more). Fresh from an education program at Loyola-Marymount and Teach For America training, Bobby was recruited ten years ago to Downtown Value School by then-principal Gerry Jacoby.

Pioneers of Everest Value: Alice Dryden

Alice Dryden brought the music. With a background in music education and composition, Alice brought performance talent. More than that, she brought a keen ability to draw the music out of every child.

Aspiration for Kindness Week

Chanel W., a senior at Value Schools, is relatively new to our community. Chanel came to Central City Value in 10th grade, seeking greater diversity, new opportunities, and a more academically challenging environment.
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