A lifelong resident of Southern California, Dr. Jamila Everett joined the Webb Admission Office after 17 years in admission leadership roles at Pitzer College, Caltech and the University of Southern California. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Master of Arts in Communication Management from USC’s Annenberg School of Communication. Jamila earned her Doctorate of Education at UCLA. Her program focused on research and leadership principles to improve practices throughout the K-16 educational continuum. Jamila leads the Admission office in developing practices for recruitment, application review, and financial aid. Jamila loves the social and intellectual energy of the Fawcett Library at Webb and the overall dedication to innovation and unbounded thinking by students and faculty. In her spare time, Jamila enjoys spending quality time with her large extended family and friends, enjoying the California sunshine at outdoor concerts, and cooking and exploring food culture in Los Angeles.
Wilson Parnell '13 was a featured speaker at the TEDx University of Redlands event on March 23, 2019. In his talk, Parnell talks about promoting the disability spirit in a positive way. "It's simple. Focus entirely on your capabilities, rather than on your disabilities."
Our Head of Schools is one very proud son, and for good reason. The extraordinary story of his mother, Sybil Stockdale, who founded The League of Wives to bring attention and action to the fate of American POWs during the Vietnam War, has finally been told in full.
Admission into a selective four-year college or university today is difficult. The odds sometimes appear overwhelmingly slim. What does it take? Ask any member of the Class of 2019 and they will tell you that when things get tough, you have to get tougher! Once again, an impressive 100 percent of Webb seniors were admitted into selective four-year colleges—the vast majority to multiple colleges, and over 90 percent of the class to colleges ranked in the top 10 percent in the nation.