It is a great privilege to spotlight Merilisa Ramirez Calderon, an alumnus of the class of 1993. Merilisa, a proud mother of two Mission Elementary grads, and one current Mission Spartan, is the Director of Admissions at Mayfield Senior School. Merilisa also serves as a sophomore advisor and advisor to Mayfield's “La Familia Club.” With a vision towards the future, Merilisa also launch Mayfield’s student ambassador program and continues to mentor its progress.
After graduating from San Gabriel Mission Elementary School, Merilisa attended Mission High School. She earned a earning a bachelor’s in English with an emphasis in English education from Cal Poly Pomona.
A parent at Mission Elementary since 2006, Merilisa has served on Mission Elementary's PTA Board in many capacities and currently sits on the School Advisory Board as Parent Liaison. Merilisa lives in Whittier with her husband, Aaron Calderon, and their three children - Jacob is a junior at Loyola High School, Kathryn is a freshman at Mayfield Senior School and her youngest son, Benjamin, attends San Gabriel Mission Elementary School.
Mission is proud to celebrate the many accomplishments of their alumni and takes pride in knowing that over the past 105 years, it has "Cultivated Students of Faith, Wisdom and Character."