National University

Alumnus Named Bellflower Unified School District Teacher of the Year

National University alumnus Brian Saunders (B.A., Behavioral Science, 2000) has been named Bellflower Unified School District 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year, and is now eligible for the title of Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year.

The School district includes three high schools and nine elementary schools in Bellflower, California, a suburb of Los Angeles located northeast of Long Beach and west of Fullerton.

Mr. Saunders is an English Language Development and drama teacher at Mayfair High School. He is a department chair, co-advisor of the yearbook, and is the director of Mayfair’s musical theatre program.

Since 1998, a total of 34 National University alumni who were named district teachers of the year went on to become Los Angeles County Teachers of the Year. Two went on to become California Teachers of the Year.