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#KnowYourPelicans: Nick Griffith
Posted 09/15/2017 02:04PM

Know Your Pelicans - Nick Griffith

#KnowYourPelicans: Nick Griffith


What is your favorite thing about Packer?

My favorite thing about Packer is the friendly interactions among the faculty, staff, students, and parents. I have a unique perspective of the school from the front desk.

Describe a favorite or memorable moment during your time at Packer.

It's hard to pick just one moment. I'd have to say all of the random moments that I have encountered while working here. Those moments that lead to inside jokes are the best.

Name a book/artwork/piece of music that changed your life and explain how.

The movie Rush has greatly influenced my life because it showed the ins and outs of racing. It was the first time that I saw racing in that light. It centers on two famous Formula 1 drivers (Niki Lauda and James Hunt) and their legendary racing rivalry during Formula 1's heyday. I was inspired by their distinct personalities. After watching Rush, I realized that I too wanted to become a Formula 1 driver.

What is something that most Packer people wouldn't know about you?

I'm working toward becoming a professional race car driver. I have already driven an open-wheel car around the Mazda Laguna Seca course during racing school, and I am currently in the process of getting my racing license.

Previous Pelicans:

Kindergarten Teacher Anne Montero

Upper School Science Teacher Alice Lurain

World Languages Teacher Su-Ling Huang

Upper School Art Teacher Eric Baylin

Preschool Teacher Lynnette Arthur

Middle School English Teacher Todd Johnson

Physical Education Teacher and Coach Rich Domanico

Food Services Member Ann Martinez

Lower School Librarian Chris Rush

Upper School Computer Science Teacher Louis Minsky '09

Upper School History Teacher Monika Johnston

First Grade Teacher Irene Turner

Interim Chair of the Arts Department Ali Boag

Middle School Dean of Student Life and Health Teacher Bessie Oster

Fourth Grade Teacher Tim Jensen

Middle School Math Teacher Ashley Greene

Upper School Choral Director Esther Liu Harris

Upper School English Teacher Eric Weisberg

Facilities Staff Member Luciean Seaforth

Director of Global Outreach, Service, and Sustainability Tené Adero Howard '91

Administrative Assistant for Student Services, College Counseling Lydia Monzio

Lower School Associate Teacher Annabelle Baylin

Middle School Administrative Assistant César Ayala

Instrumental Music Coordinator Paul Riggio

Second Grade Teacher Sara Baumrin

The Development Office

Pre and Lower School Music Teacher Fran Onne-Fong

Physical Education and Health Teacher Dorothy Gurreri

Latin Teacher Tim Flannery

Hallmaster Louis Rios

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