By Olivia Merrick
Name: Rick Hayashi
Subject: Assistant Principal
College: San Jose State, San Francisco State, Long Beach State
High School: Willow Glen High School
Place of Birth: San Jose
Years in Education: 25
Pet peeves: Stealing
Heroes: Muhammad Ali – American boxer
What’s your favorite song? Back in Black – AC/DC
Who was your most influential teacher and why? All of our Westmont teachers working during this distance learning and fires, while trying to take care of their own families.
What’s your favorite meal? Nachos
The ideal vacation is… sitting on the beach in Hawaii and playing golf.
A student needs… to find his/her “why” in life.
A teacher is… a tireless, dedicated professional.