Alumni Spotlight: Brandon Wright
Brandon Wright (B.I.S.’11) chose VCU for two reasons: the early childhood education program and its diversity. “VCU is ranked in the top 30 universities for students from minority backgrounds. It offers diversity that most colleges will never be able to match.” He was at VCU when the men’s basketball team made the Final Four, a highlight of his college experience. He’s been teaching in Northern Virginia since 2012. He is now the leader for the DMV alumni chapter.
Tell us about your work. What do you teach? How did VCU prepare you for this role?
I am currently a second-grade teacher at Cedar Tree Academy Public Charter School in Washington, D.C. VCU’s School of Education program provided me with the necessary teaching skills that I instill in my scholars each day.
Why should people get involved with their local alumni chapter?
People should get involved in their local alumni chapter to stay abreast with important information and to meet fellow alumni in their area.
What most excites you about leading the DMV chapter?
I am most excited when I have the opportunity to meet other VCU alumni. I love being able to promote VCU and stay in the loop of various VCU activities.