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Angelena Sanfilippo Paxton

Angelena Sanfilippo Paxton
Angelena Sanfilippo Paxton

Graduation Year: 1997

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Current Residence: Morgan Hill, CA

Major at Santa Clara: English

Occupation: English Teacher Presentation High School San Jose

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Favorite memory from Santa Clara 

  • Mass at The Mission
  • Late night snack runs to The Brass Rail
  • Meeting my best friends and husband as a Freshman in Campisi Hall
  • English class with Father Rynes (I still use his journal prompts in my classes)
  • Poetry with Ed Kleinschmidt
  • Springtime in Mission Gardens
  • Returning for Grand Reunion and basketball/soccer games with my family

Extracurricular activities while a student at SCU

  • Resident Assistant
  • Assistant Editor of The Santa Clara Literary Magazine
  • Student government senator/justice
  • Student member of University Communications Board
  • KSCU
  • Women's Lacrosse
  • Working in the summer for Campus Services

My hobbies and interests

  • Cooking
  • Baking
  • Hiking
  • Reading
  • Travel
  • Spending time with family and friends

Things I am good at...

  • Collaborating with Others
  • Team Leadership Teaching

Expertise that I have acquired in my life and career that I bring to my term of service on the SCU Alumni Board

  • A commitment to Social Justice
  • Active listening
  • Building relationships