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History Teacher Rocky Parker Honored by Troops to Teachers

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rockyparkerIn 2009, Upper School History teacher Rocky Parker was honored for more than a Decade of Excellence in Teaching by the organization California Troops to Teachers. This award recognizes outstanding educators who have a military background. Mr. Parker has been an educator for more than 20 years, and he was nominated for Troops to Teachers Teacher of the Year in 2006.

At an awards ceremony held at the Officer’s Club at North Island Naval Air Station in San Diego, CA, Mr. Parker received engraved items and certificates of recognition from the State Legislature and Congress in appreciation for his support and service in the military and in the field of education.

View the Certificate of Congressional Recognition and the Certificate of Recognition from Troops to Teachers.

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  • Todd Johnson said:

    Congrats Rocky!


  • Jennifer Lynn said:

    Congratulations Rocky!!

  • Mrs. Carol Kelly said:

    Shannon really enjoyed your AP Geography class. Your field trips,
    and lectures were relevant to real life experiences that she can
    relate to now and in the future.

    Shannon appreciated your military service. Her father was an offier
    during Viet-nam.


    Shannon, Jim, and Carol Kelly

  • Peg Beemer said:

    You go, Rocky! You do us all proud.

  • Madelaine Skenderian said:

    Congratulations Mr. Parker!

    As Evan started to receive Acceptance Letters from the Colleges he applied to, one of the things that they mentioned as impressive and helped set him apart was his attendance at the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security for which you nominated him. We will be forever grateful.

    Your courses on Military History and International Relations have been among his favorite at St. Margaret’s.

    Congratulations again … well deserved!

    Evan and Madelaine Skenderian

  • James Harris said:

    Congratulations, Rocky!

  • Dana Larrabee said:

    Rocky – Our oldest always enjoyed having you as his advisor and said you ran a tight, coherent ship in the classroom. A solid, effective teacher! Here’s to clarity and brevity!