Josh Weaver is a current undergraduate at the University of Maryland. He is a Richard Montgomery alumnus, and is now majoring in Linguistics with a focus on Persian, and is minoring as well in French and Global Terrorism Studies. He is a lover of history, literature, art, and above all language, and is honored to speak before you today.
Ron Frezzo has been an educator for over forty-four years and has taught in Prince George’s County, Washington, D.C., and here at Richard Montgomery, where he has enjoyed teaching for twenty-nine of those years. In addition to directing four choruses, he teaches IB Advanced Music and AP Music Theory and sponsors the music honor society and a cappella ensembles. Ron Frezzo has been a teacher-trainer for the International Baccalaureate Organization since 1995 and has lead over forty workshops throughout the U.S., Canada, and overseas. Mr. Frezzo has won multiple awards for outstanding teaching and service to public education.
Sultan Mahmud is a first generation American, whose parents migrated to the US from Bangladesh before he was born. As the son of parents who were unfamiliar with the country, he has had to figure out many things about life in America on his own through various experiences and failures. These have molded him into the motivated yet at the same time oddly idle creature that he is today.
Todd Stillman is a social studies teacher. In his spare time, he likes to read history, literature, mysteries, and many magazines.
Trinish Chatterjee is an IB junior at Richard Montgomery High School. He was born in India, but moved to the US at the age of 2, and so has grown up with both his native and resident culture side-by-side. Outside schoolwork and his activities, his hobbies include web design, piano, and, of course, language learning.