Mr. Victor Cuicahua
Victor is a recent graduate of Pomona College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. During his junior year, he conducted award-winning research at the University of Illinois on the complexity and influence of Chilean military ideology during the overthrow of President Salvador Allende. While at Pomona, he developed weekly workshops to guide low-income high school students in Greater Los Angeles through the college admissions process and later completed a fellowship through the Southern Education Foundation. Prior to enrolling at Pomona, he gained national recognition for his immigrant rights advocacy work in his home state of Alabama. At Taft, he teaches two sections of history, lives on HDT2, coaches JV boys soccer, and assists with community service.