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Jazlyn Ariel Sakaniwa

Master of Arts in Teaching With a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

Kaytlyn Ashley Coyne

Master of Arts in Teaching With a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

Hometown

Clayton, CA

My Greatest Supporters

My immediate and extended family, my SMC friends, and my Cooperating Teachers and my students.

Favorite Saint Mary's Memory

My January Term study abroad trip to Ireland! I had an amazing time and am hoping to go back in the future.

My Next Chapter

I am hoping to get a full-time teaching position at an elementary school in the Bay Area!

Clubs and Activities

Honors Program Graduate Student Assistant

Favorite Quote

"Without teachers, life would have no class."

Melissa Frances Jayasuriya

Master of Arts in Teaching With a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

Hometown

San Ramon, CA

My Greatest Supporters

My dad, mom and sister. Thank you for encouraging me to keep going. I would also like to thank the rest of my loving family for their support. A special thank you to my grandma for being my role model. Dad, this one is for you!

Favorite Saint Mary's Memory

I didn't have the opportunity to build many memories at Saint Mary's due to COVID, but was lucky enough to make some great friends through Zoom. I plan on visiting this gorgeous campus one day to admire its beauty.

My Next Chapter

I'm looking forward to joining the San Ramon Valley School district as an Elementary School Teacher. Eventually, I plan on furthering my studies and receiving my Doctorate in Educational Leadership.

Favorite Quote

"Do something today that your future self will thank you for"
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Kylie Jeanne Morgado

Master of Arts in Teaching With a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

Hometown

San Jose, Ca

My Greatest Supporters

Mom & Dad

My Next Chapter

I will be moving to Arizona to teach First Grade at a Traditional Charter School.

Clubs and Activities

Love Your Melon

Gael Sisterhood

Favorite Quote

Be kind.

Erica Martinez

Master of Arts in Teaching With a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

Hometown

San Francisco, CA

My Greatest Supporters

My greatest supporters are, of course, my parents. Without my parents' encouragement and support, I would not be where I am today. My older sister, Andrea, is also an amazing support system. I love you all very much. Thank you for all your sacrifices and unconditional love!

Favorite Saint Mary's Memory

It's so difficult to pick one favorite memory from Saint Mary's. I would have to say my favorite memories all compile into moments when I made friendships and connections with peers, faculty, and staff. Saint Mary's was a place of personal and academic growth and for that I am forever grateful.

My Next Chapter

My plan is to teach in San Francisco, where I was born and raised, and give back to my community. I hope to live by the Lasallian motto of "Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve" for the rest of my life as an educator.

Favorite Quote

"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." - Mother Theresa

Summer Gill

Master of Arts in Teaching With a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

Honors

Outstanding Student

Hometown

Petaluma, California

Award Bio

Summer Gill is a 23-year-old Bay Area native currently living in Petaluma, California. She earned her Bachelor's in Arts in English at Saint Mary’s College in 2020. She continued on to earn her Master’s in Teaching in 2021. While pursuing her degrees, she has worked at Kalmanovitz School of Education as a student assistant and was elected KSOE student ambassador. Summer is passionate about helping others and is eager to see what the future has in store for her.

My Greatest Supporters

Are my parents. They believe in my dreams and encourage me to be my best self.

Favorite Saint Mary's Memory

Working for the Graduate School Dean (Kalmanovitz School of Education) has been a wonderful experience.

My Next Chapter

I'm so excited to make a decision in my job offers teaching elementary school that I have received before graduation.

Favorite Quote

"Every story has an end. But in life, every ending is just a new beginning."
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Cora Jane Campbell

Master of Arts in Teaching With a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

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Shane H. Spencer

Master of Arts in Education With a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

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Kaitlyn Crawford

Master of Arts in Education With a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential