Fred AlvarezCollege Counseling, History, Journalism
Fred performs numerous roles at the Upper Campus, including College Counselor and teacher of AP World History, Humanities, Journalism I & II, and Cross Country coach. Before coming to OVS, Fred worked for more than two decades as a professional journalist for a number of California newspapers. His last stint was with the Los Angeles Times, where he worked as a metro reporter for 14 years covering immigration, agriculture and government. Fred left the newsroom to become a full-time dad and joined OVS shortly thereafter. He ran cross country and track at Cal State Fullerton, and he remains an avid runner in perpetual training, most recently for the 2015, 2016, and 2017 Boston Marathons.