New Activities Coordinator Brings School Spirit

JSerra Catholic High School released the following press release today.

July 15, 2011—(San Juan Capistrano, CA)—JSerra Catholic High School has hired Jessica Summers as the school activities coordinator.

The activities coordinator is responsible for the management and oversight of JSerra’s more than 45 clubs and activities and the associated student body, as well as community event planning and outreach.

Summers joined JSerra in January 2008 as an economics teacher and has since taught american government, AP microeconomics and AP macroeconomics. Summers received her BA in History from the University of California, Davis and Single Subject Credential from Chapman University. Prior to joining the JSerra Community, Summers taught for six years at Woodland High School in Northern California where she was both a teacher and activities director.

“I am thrilled that Jessica has agreed to accept the position of Activities Coordinator for JSerra Catholic High School.  Jessica brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience to this position,” said Donna Vandenberg, VP of Student Services. “Her teaching background in American Government will really help to bring a new level of understanding of the student government process to our students.”

Summers and 15 of JSerra ASB students are attending the CADA Leadership Camp in Santa Barbara, CA this week where they will learn new ideas for future rallies, dances and other spirit-related activities in addition to learning effective leadership skills.

“We are currently away at camp learning new ways to bring spirit to JSerra.  We are finding that the goal of creating unity and tradition, through spirit, lasts beyond our High School years,” said Summers. “It is not just something within us, but a message to all who come in contact with us that this can be your message to let your spirit live out loud.  We are excited to bring this enthusiasm home.”

About JSerra Catholic High School

Just eight years old, JSerra Catholic High School is quickly becoming one of the region’s top university preparatory institutions. Its graduates include National Merit Scholarship winners, Ivy League university students and Division I collegiate athletes. Located in San Juan Capistrano, the school features $110-million facilities, including a state-of-the-art $40 million athletic complex. For more, visit