Club Leader, Sea Scouts

B.A., World Arts and Cultures, UCLA

Gabriel Avenna is the ECHS Sea Scouts Sailing Club Coordinator. Gabriel began co-coordinating the Sea Scouts Club seven years ago and has helped to maintain a great partnership between ECHS, the Scouts of America, and the King Harbor Yacht Club, in Redondo Beach. Previously, Gabriel worked for The Nature Conservancy as the youth programs coordinator for the Western region, and before that, Gabriel was both a part-time and full-time teacher at Environmental Charter High School (beginning in 2004). Gabriel is at ECHS because he values the educational and experiential opportunities that ECHS provides for the students, and the sense of community that it fosters.

Gabriel is a graduate of UCLA and holds a B.A. in World Arts and Cultures. Gabriel is a native Californian, born in Los Angeles, and raised in Northern California. Gabriel enjoys gardening, reading, and is a staunch supporter of the Oxford Comma and two spaces after a period.