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Mr. Adams is a product of Fairfax County Public Schools, having attended Cameron Elementary School, Mark Twain Middle School, and Edison High School! He has worked at Rose Hill for 30 years. He considers school his home and the staff and students his family members. When not at school you’ll find him cheering on local sports teams, reading, watching television, and relaxing. Mr. Adams loves being a Rocket!
Ms. Coppola is originally from Connecticut and got her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary and Special Education from Salve Regina University in Rhode Island. After college she spent a year volunteering as a Special Education teacher on the Navajo reservation in Arizona and then spent several years teaching 4th and 5th grade at a private school only a few miles from where she volunteered. In her spare time she loves to travel and visit friends and family, taking walks through the local nature trails and trying out different restaurants in the area.
Señora Cruz is from Lima-Perú, she has lived in the US for 15 years and has worked for Rose Hill ES for three years as a 1st grade Immersion teacher. She graduated from Maristas HS (Lima-Perú). She earned a bachelor’s degree in Marcelino Champagnat University (Lima- Perú). She continued her education in Northern Virginia Community College and Trinity Washington University. When she is with her family, she enjoys cooking, dancing and listening, and Peruvian traditions.
Miss Waffird is from the islands of Hawai’i but has lived in Alexandria for many years, having attended Mark Twain Middle School and Edison High School. Miss Waffird studied education at James Madison University and graduated with her Master’s degree in Teaching in 2017. In her spare time she enjoys watching football, playing volleyball and is a cheerleading coach at Edison High School.
Ms. Zuccolo has lived in the Northern Virginia area her whole life, attending Little River Elementary in Loudoun County, as well as Paul VI Catholic High School located in Fairfax. She earned her Master’s degree in Inclusive Early Childhood Education from James Madison University and is coming to Rose Hill this year from Yorkshire Elementary in Prince William County. Ms. Zuccolo is an avid traveler in her spare time and has been to a variety of countries during and after college including Italy, France, Greece, Croatia, Spain, Ireland, Mexico, Jamaica, Sint Marteen, and the Dominican Republic. When she isn’t traveling, she is watching college football (Go Dukes and Clemson Tigers!) and playing with her dog Zoe.