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Colleges attended: Southern Utah State, Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Long Beach, Fullerton College.
Masters degree - Special Education at National University.
Bachelor of Science - Physical Education at Southern Utah State.
Associate of Arts degree - Fullerton College.
Number of years in education: 31
Number of years at Benton: 15
Number of years in the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified: 35
Sports coached at La Mirada and Glenn: Track and Field, Wrestling, Tennis, Softball.
Family members in NLMUSD, Leon Estes, Marianne Estes, Carol Estes
Theater experience: I was a performer with the Famous People Players in Toronto, Canada (Black light puppeteering)

Favorite books: Calvin and Hobbes

Favorite class in college: First aid/athletic training - kinesthesiology
Favorite Artist: Bev Doolittle

Favorite performing artist: Diane Dupree (founder and director of the Famous People Players)

Favorite things to do: Play. You name it, let's play....