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Eagles Edge

What is Eagles Edge? This program was created to enhance the educational experience at Santa Margarita Catholic High School by offering real-life experiences that are not typically taught inside a classroom. According to President Andy Sulick '91, Eagles Edge is creating a culture of Eagles helping Eagles for years to come. All current and alumni Eagles are encouraged to participate in the robust network that Santa Margarita Catholic High School has to offer. 
In conjunction with Eagles Edge is the Eagles Edge Mentor Club which helps students to kick-start to their college and professional careers by working closely with the members of the Eagles Edge committee and professionals in our community. Contact Garrett Domier for more information at
Eagles Edge is comprised of the following areas:
Eagles Edge Workshops: (for current students)
Held monthly during lunch for all students. Parents, alumni and friends facilitate these workshops which prepare students for life after high school.
Below is a listing of the opportunities offered during the 2016-17 school year.
Sincere thanks to the following Eagle Family members listed below who offered these enriching opportunities for our students during the 2016-17 school year!
   Interviewing Skills and Appropriate Conduct in a Professional Business            Lori Hershorin, Esq.
   Resume Writing                                                                                                   Meghan Schinderle Clem '01
   Commitment to Excellence Luncheon at Hanna's Restaurant                            Dave Hanna
   Money Management (lunchtime workshop and after school class)                     Frank Pisano
   Career Visioning - Who am I?                                                                             Tammy Steensland
   Mock Interviews                                                                                                   Semsi Ensari
                                                                                                                                Charlene Palmer
   Tour of Mission Flavors                                                                                        Patrick Imburgia
   Lean Startups                                                                                                      Sean Crafts '92 
   Next Generation Leadership                                                                                Wendy Nakamura
 Please check back in the fall for the 2017-18 schedule! 
 Please contact Maureen McAndrews at if you are interested in conducting a workshop or offering a tour of
  your company to our students the 2017-18 school year.
After School Money Management Course:  (for current students)
Big thanks to Mr. Frank Pisano for offering this one-hour after school class to our students during the 2016-17 school year. Check back soon for updates on potential classes during the 2017-18 school year.
Company Tours:  (for current students)
Introduced to our students in 2017, we enjoy bringing groups of students to your company for a behind-the-scenes tour. If you are interested in welcoming a group of Eagle students to your company, please contact us!
Job Board:  (for alumni and current students)
Please send us your job/internship opportunities at your company so we can post them on our web page!
Please CLICK HERE to view all of the job/internship opportunities available through Eagles Edge.
Professionals in our community who would like to speak to our students at either a lunchtime workshop or during one of our business classes are encouraged to fill out the attached Eagles Edge service interest form.
If you are interested in helping with any of these opportunities, please download the form(s) attached below, and/or contact Maureen McAndrews at | 949-766-6089.
Sincere thanks to each of the Eagles Edge Committee members listed below! Their vision is helping to guide this program while sustaining a culture for Eagles helping Eagles for years to come!
2016-2017 Eagles Edge Committee:
Sean Basford, SMCHS Assistant Principal, Academics & Curriculum | SMCHS Current Parent
Meghan Schinderle Clem ’01, Owner, Intertwined | SMCHS Alumna
Christa Crafts, SMCHS Director of College Relations | SMCHS Current Parent
Sean Crafts ’92,  Co-Founder, Mavenlink | SMCHS Current Parent and Alumnus
Sammer Darwazeh, SMCHS Activities Director
Sherry Delaney-Deke, Managing Partner/CFO, New Market Wealth Management | SMCHS Current Parent
Garrett Domier, SMCHS Class of 2018 | President, Eagles Edge Mentor Club
Tanya Domier, CEO of Advantage Sales and Marketing | SMCHS Alumni and Current Parent
Craig Donahue, MEd. SMCHS Social Studies Teacher, CSF and FBLA Advisor
Dr. Semsi Ensari, Principal Engineer and Transfer Team Lead at Genentech | SMCHS Current Parent
Dave Hanna, Owner, Hanna’s Restaurant | SMCHS Friend and Patron
Kent Hayden, CEO, South Coast Baking | SMCHS Current and Alumni Parent
Todd Hesford ’91, Owner, Mission Viejo Auto Collision | SMCHS Alumnus
Maureen McAndrews, SMCHS Department of Communications
John Olsen,  Founder & President, Advanced Depositions
Charlene Palmer, Founder, The Palmer Group | SMCHS Alumni Parent
Frank Pisano,  CWS, ESQ, CPA | Meritage Wealth Management | SMCHS Alumni Parent
Tammy Steensland, Career Coach and Human Resources Professional | SMCHS Current Parent
Andy Sulick ‘91, SMCHS President |SMCHS Current Parent
Samir Tall, CFO, Applied Medical Resources Corporation | SMCHS Alumni Parent