HAVERHILL – Superintendent Maureen Lynch is pleased to share that 21 Whittier Tech graduates are working within the District this year in both teaching and leadership roles, sharing their knowledge and experience with the next generation.
Alumni staff members gathered for a photo during Whittier’s Open House on Sunday, Nov. 6, in recognition of their growing ranks.
“When an alumni wants to return here to work, and share their love for their field and love of the Whittier community experience, it reminds me what a truly special place Whittier is,” Superintendent Lynch said.
Alumni working in the District this year and their student pathway are:
- Science teacher Kendra Beaudoin, Class of 2009, Cosmetology
- CAD teacher Tristan Belanger, Class of 2010, CAD
- Advanced Manufacturing teacher Bruce Boisselle, Class of 2001, Machine Technology
- Electrical teacher Brian Boucher, Class of 1993, Electrical
- Carpentry teacher Gerard Boucher, Class of 1987, Carpentry
- Masonry teacher and Construction Cluster Chair Paul Boucher, Class of 1984, Welding
- Cosmetology teacher Nancy Calverley, Class of 1997, Cosmetology
- Special Education teacher Grace Cordeiro, Class of 2000, Office Tech & Computer Programming
- Dental Assisting teacher Tish Costa, Class of 2007, Fashion
- English teacher Dakota Durbin, Class of 2014, Marketing
- Director of Community Partnerships Tia Gerber, Class of 2011, Health Occupational
- Director of Facilities Bob Hardy, Class of 1989, Carpentry
- Health Assisting teacher Kimberly Malynn, Class of 2001, Health Occupational
- HVAC teacher Scott Marchand, Class of 1997, HVAC
- Metal Fabrication teacher Steve Palmer, Class of 1984, Welding
- Hospitality teacher Krizstina Perron, Class of 1997, Culinary
- CAD teacher and Technology and Transportation Cluster Chair Scott Robertson, Class of 1995, CAD
- Plumbing teacher Eli Roy, Class of 2014, Plumbing
- Math teacher Toni Roy, Class of 2014, Health Occupational
- Carpentry teacher Michael Sandlin, Class of 1997, Carpentry
- Electrical teacher Mark Torossian, Class of 2008, Electrical
- Electrical teacher Jason Yeager, Class of 1999, Electrical
“Vocational students have a passion for their trade area, so to come back to a school that gave so much to them speaks volumes about their Whittier experience and commitment to vocational education,” Vocational Coordinator Amanda Crosby said.
“These alumni know the Whittier culture, and most live within our sending communities,” Vocational Coordinator Paul Moskevitz said. “It gives them an advantage knowing the area, and opens up positive relationships for students to know what’s possible after high school.”