John Lescroart is a New York Times best-selling novelist who says that he might be still be a typist in a law office--or, possibly, homeless were it not for his high school English teacher, Father Stadler.
Gwen Reid develops a passion for "cowboy poetry"...in her sixties. Her junior high summer school teacher and great grandmother had a lot to do with this.
After graduating from high school, Gabe launched his own catering company. He credits Chef Inks, his high school Culinary Arts teacher, for showing him what it takes to prepare high quality food and to run a successful business. Gabe also works part time as a teacher alongside Chef Inks and hopes to obtain a teaching credential in the near future.