Mr. Sessions

By Anjali Nayak 

Name: Adrian Sessions

Subject: IM3 STEM

Years at Westmont: 14 

Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota

High School: John Marshall HS

College: Everywhere! But more specifically UCLA, UCB, Cal Poly, and other schools mostly based in California. 

What makes Westmont great? Easy. The kids. 

What do you enjoy about teaching? Organizing the material. 

What is your favorite unit/concept/standard? Rational equations, I like teaching the RAT Commandments. 

Who are your favorite artists? Joan Baez. She sings about civil war and division, which has always been important but especially now. 

If you could teach another subject what would it be? Molecular Biology. I’m just a science teacher who is forced to teach math. 

How did you get into fencing? I saw it on a TV show called Ralphs Story. I eventually realized that it was just two blocks from my house. 

Who is one person you look up to? Naom Chomsky, he is such a thinker. 

What is a piece of advice you live by? Don’t listen to your mom. Listen to yourself. 

Where is your favorite place to visit? I love traveling. I went to Cairo Egypt for the Fencing World Championship. 

Where do you want to travel next? Everywhere.