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Becky Perez

Becky Perez

Co-Founder

Principal

 

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.

 

 

 

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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.

 

 

 

 

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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. 

 

 

 


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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.

 

   
 
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Rosa Aguayo
Administrative Assistant 

 

Rosa Aguayo was born and raised in Paramount, CA. I have 3 amazing kids of my own, a husband and a dog!  On my spare time I love to sing and dance, I love to vacation with my family, and I love to shop (seems to help with stress)! Working at Odyssey has been a great experience and really enjoy building relationships with our scholars and families and I am here to help our Odyssey Families!   

 

 

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Sandra Leon
Data Technician

 

Sandra was born and raised in Long Beach, Ca. She graduated from Millikan High school, and is currently attending Cerritos College, working towards getting her Psychology and criminal justice degree. Sandra really enjoys helping and working with our scholars and their families. She currently lives in Long Beach with her husband and two dogs Sophie and Lobo. In her spare time she likes traveling, hiking, dancing, reading books, playing video games, and spending time with her family

 

 

 

 
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Janttey Rincon
School Office Assistant

 

Janttey Rincon comes to Odyssey after working at Apple’s Genius Bar for 8 years.  She is kept busy by her 2 kids, one who is 3 and her oldest who is 5.  Janttey is an avid Funko Pop collector and has over 200 in her collection. Her hobbies include cooking, watching baseball, and movies.  She loves spending her free time with her family and grilling outdoors.  At Odyssey Janttey is excited to meet and help our scholars and families.