Phone: 626-442-0481 ext. 4013
Degrees and Certifications:
English Language Arts Credential from CSLA Completed Graduate School in English CSLA BA Communications SUNY Oswego, NY
Mr. Kim Wescott
Mr. Wescott was born in St. Claire, Michigan, and raised up in Lake Placid in Upstate New York where he graduated from Lake Placid High School in 1972. In the fall he left the Adirondack Mountain Region for Oswego in Central New York, on the shores of Lake Ontario, to earn a BA in Comunications from SUNY at Oswego in 1977. During his years at Oswego, Mr. Wescott played college hockey for the Oswego Great Lakers where the team made one Division II NCAA hockey playoff appearance. He returned to his home in Lake Placid to take part in the 1980 Winter Olympics as an off-ice official managing the off-ice routines of the Olympic hockey teams. Over the years Mr. Wescott has worked in radio broadcasting, circulation for the Orange County Register and the Los Angeles Times. In 1993 he became part of the EMUHSD as a subsitute teacher. He earned his English Language Arts Credential from CSLA. Mr. Wescott became a full-time teacher in English Language Arts in March of 1995. He taught English at Arroyo High School for nine years and for the past fifteen years he has been teaching English at FRLHS. Mr. Wescott is a member of the Los Angeles Hockey Officials Association officiating hockey games in Southern California; and he continues to play hockey as well. He regularly donates blood four times a year for City of Hope at its mobile blood bank at FRLHS. Finally, a valued program available to anyone is the EL Monte Police Department's Citizen's Academy: one night a week for three hours where the utility of safety is reinforced. Citizen's Academy strengthens the significance of our police department: men and women who serve and protect us 24/7.