Education with a Higher Purpose

High School Faculty


  Name: Leslie Aragon

  Grade/Subject: Athletic Director, 12th Grade Class Sponsor

  Years of Service: 11

  Years at Orangewood: 11

  Personal Motto: Do it for Him. 

  Favorite Bible Verse: But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.

  They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will

  walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40: 27-31,

But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.  Joshua 24:15

School email address and phone number: or 714-534-4694 ext. 672


  Name: Helen Dowser

  Grade/Subject: Biology, NHS Sponsor

  Years of Service: 44

  Years at Orangewood: 33

  Personal Motto: Never give up! in making a difference. 

  Favorite Bible Verse: Commit everything you do to the Lord. Trust him,

  and he will help you. Psalms 37

  School email address and phone number: 

or 714-534-4694 ext. 303


  Name: Herman Eugenio

  Grade/Subject: Chemistry, General Science, Geometry, Pre-Algebra, Health,

  Junior Class Sponsor, ASB Sponsor

  Years of Service: 10

  Years at Orangewood: 10

  Personal Motto: Let go, Let God

  Favorite Bible Verse: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find;

  knock and the door will be opened to you. Matthew 7:7

School email address and phone number: or 714-534-4694 ext. 103


 Name: James Felix

 Grade/Subject: English & AP English; Freshmen Class Sponsor

 Years of Service: 10

 Years at Orangewood: 1

 Personal Motto:  "Who you are speaks so loudly I cannot hear what you say"

 ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

 "Let us endeavor so to live so that when we come to die even the undertaker

 will be sorry." ~ Mark Twain

 Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:6-7 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

School email address and phone number: 714-534-4694 ext. 674


  Name: Zaidy Olivarria

  Grade/Subject: Art, Freshman Class Sponsor 

  Years of Service: 8

  Years at Orangewood: 8

  Personal Motto: Teach others about God's love, And if you must, use words. 

  Favorite Bible Verse: Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous.

  Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you

  wherever you go. Joshua 1:9

  School email address and phone number: or 714-534-4694 ext. 108


  Name: Jacina Shultz 

  Grade/Subject: Sophomore Class Sponsor, Math

  Years of Service: 2

  Years at Orangewood: 2

  Personal Motto: Live with a faithful heart, positive thoughts, and an enduring


  Favorite Bible Verse: "For our God is not the author of confusion but of peace."

  1 Corinithians 14:33

  School email address and phone number: 

or 714-534-4694 


  Name: Victoria Tobing

  Grade/Subject: Religion I, Religion II, Religion III, Religion IV, Campus Chaplain

  Years of Service: 1

  Years at Orangewood: 1

  Personal Motto: About my Father's business

  Favorite Bible Verse: He who promised is faithful. Hebrews 10:23

  School email address and phone number: 714-534-4694 ext. 204


  Name: David White

  Grade/Subject: History, Sophomore Class sponsor

  Years of Service: 6

  Years at Orangewood: 6

  Personal Motto: Don't worry about anything, instead pray about everything. 

  Favorite Bible Verse: What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world,

  yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul?

  Matthew 16:26

School email address and phone number: or 714-534-4694 ext. 201


  Name: Terri Taaffe

  Grade/Subject: Music, Junior Class Sponsor

  Years of Service: 9

  Years at Orangewood: 3

  Personal Motto: The road before me is never so great as The Power behind


  Favorite Bible Verse: "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord,

  "plans to prosper you and

  not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11

 School email address and phone number: or 714-534-4694 ext. 602


 Name: Yezenia Yguerabide

  Position: Spanish, ESL, Culinary Arts, Career Ed

  Year of Service: 4

  Years at Orangewood: 4

  Personal Motto: Reaching Up with passion for Christ and Out with

  compassion for people. 

  Favorite Bible Verse: "Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow

  will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own." Matthew 6:34

  School email address and phone number: 


  Name: Steve Zeller

  Grade/Subject: Yearbook, Practical Arts, Keyboarding, Yearbook

  Years of Service: 33

  Years at Orangewood: 33

  Personal Motto: A positive attitude counts, for with God all things are possible.

  Favorite Bible Verse: He has shown you, O people, what is good. And what

  does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk

  humbly with your God.  Micah 6:8

  School email address and phone number: or 714-534-4694 ext. 676