Pierre A. LaRocco
South Philadelphia High School
2101 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148-2993
Why I Do What I Do: I love my job, and enjoy waking up ever morning. I love working with high school students.
Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA
Current Residence: Lansdowne, PA
High School: Cardinal Dougherty High School
High School Accomplishments:
B.S., DeSales University 2006
M.Ed., Widener University 2008
Higher Education Accomplishments:
Jobs Held In College:
Admissions Department work study student
Development Office intern
Philadelphia University Athletic Department intern
Hobbies: All sports (playing and watching) and hanging out with friends
Courses I Loved: Sports Law, Legal Business Environment
Biggest Achievement: Graduating
Career Goals: To be the best guidance counselor that I can be.
Influential People: My mother, Dr. John F. Spirk Jr., and Coach Tom Shirley.
Favorite Quote: "Follow your heart, and you will never go wrong."
Biggest Challenge: Finding out what I wanted to do for the rest of my life.
Best Advice Received: "Learn as much as you can about as much as you can."
Advice I Would Give: "Always carry yourself as a professional. You never know who is watching."
Toughest Obstacle I Overcame: Getting a job in my field right out of college.
What I Liked Best About DeSales: The people
What I Miss Most About DeSales: The people
What I Miss Least About DeSales: Corn fields
Advice for Present DeSales Students: "Learn as much as you can about as much as you can." Visit the Career Services Office. Make sure you have fun! "Follow your heart and you will never go wrong."