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Support Staff




Becky Perez

Becky Perez




Becky Perez is on a quest to inspire students to discover their strengths and empower themselves to make a difference in the world. As a first generation college student and Paramount High School alumna, she attended Harvard College and Harvard Graduate School of Education. She has taught middle school language arts and social studies, coached teachers, and designed curriculum for career and technical education and when she’s not finding ways to inspire learners, she’s hiking, volunteering, or learning to play the guitar.





Strawn Holmes

Dean of Students

Strawn Holmes, also known as Brother Holmes to the students and co-workers he has served, is the new Dean of Odyssey STEM Academy.  Brother Holmes brings with him to OSA, 20 plus years of experience in leading schools, educating children, and nurturing families. Throughout his extensive career of service in the Los Angeles County, Brother Holmes has changed thousands of lives by ushering students into college and careers, while coaching teachers and staff to focus on supporting the needs of students; increasing the amount of time students spend inside of classrooms for instructional advancement, growth in self-efficacy, and positive advancement socially and emotionally.  When he is not serving students and families, he proudly spends his time serving his family of seven.





Jonathan Blanco

College and Career Counselor


Jonathan Blanco is passionate about supporting students in reaching their full academic, career, and social emotional potential. As an Army veteran he has had unique opportunities to work with diverse populations through his travels and military experiences.  He began his career in education working at a community college in Los Angeles providing community outreach, as well as college and career readiness for local high schools. Jonathan is a first generation college student having graduated from Fullerton College, Cal State Fullerton, and Cal State Long Beach. Outside of school he enjoys spending time with family, working out, playing basketball, and enjoying new foods. 




Murielle Montreuil

Social Worker



Murielle Montreuil is appreciative of the educational and traveling opportunities she has had in Canada, California and Italy.  Many of these opportunities were possible because she grew up in a multicultural environment and because she attended university. Murielle enjoys working as a school social worker as it allows her to work in collaboration with educators, parents, and the community with the main purpose of ensuring that scholars reach their fullest potential. In her spare time, Murielle can be found either working out at the gym, participating in outdoor activities, or cooking. She is also passionate about traveling and improving her language skills.