Mr. Tom Aijian | 2013
- Technology & Performing Arts
Where did you attend college and what degree(s) did you earn?"Chapman University, Dodge College of Film and Media Arts with an MFA in Television Production and Creative Writing"Where were did you grow up?Santa Barbara, CAWhat classes do you teach/what sports do you coach/what is your role at Bishop?"Theology"Tell us about your family:I am the youngest of kids, all of whom graduated from Bishop, as well as the second member of my family to teach here.What drew you to Bishop Diego?Loyalty, school pride, and the best technology program in CaliforniaWhat book are you reading or have you read recently and what is it about?The Odyssey which follows Odysseus after he sacks the city of Troy and his misadventures at sea as he longs for his home, Ithaca.If you could have dinner with anyone, past or present, who would it be and why?Nikola Tesla because he was considered a genius among geniusesWhere would we find you when you are not at work? or Where is your favorite place in the world?My favorite place on earth is a small trout pond in Bend, OR where I have spent many hours and caught far too few fish.What is your favorite Bible verse or inspirational quote?"When you go into battle against your enemy and see horses and chariots, and an army larger than your own, be not afraid for the Lord your God who brought you up from the land of Egypt will be with you. -Deuteronomy 20:1"Who has had the biggest impact on you?CJ Anderson, my friend and role modelWhat advice would you give to a new Bishop student?Time is the most valuable currency you will ever have. Do not waste it.