Mr. Burman Recognized in Stanford Teacher Tribute Initiative
Upper School Spanish teacher and Head Boys Varsity Basketball Coach Chris Burman was recently honored by Stanford University for his dedication as an educator.
Mr. Burman was nominated by Stanford freshman and Pacific Ridge Class of 2015 alumnus Sebastian Green, and was subsequently recognized by the university for his teaching and mentorship. As part the Teacher Tribute Initiative, all member's of Stanford's incoming class are given the opportunity to acknowledge a former teacher who played a significant role in their intellectual, academic, social and personal development. Sebastian, who got to know Mr. Burman both in the classroom and on the basketball court, writes, "I will clearly remember Mr. Burman's inspiring sincerity. He had a way of commanding respect through humble and compassionate action."