Holly Bauer ’87, Assistant Director of Writing at UC San Diego, received the University’s Saltman Distinguished Teaching Award in May 2016. Holly was selected for her creativity, innovative teaching methods, ability to motivate students to actively seek out knowledge, and extraordinary level of teaching commitment. She thanked Sally Ramert, a beloved retired Parker teacher, in her acceptance speech.
Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 from across San Diego County. Founded in 1912, the Lower School is located on the Mission Hills Campus with the Upper and Middle Schools on the Linda Vista Campus. Parker's mission is to inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.