What is the CREST Parent Group?

CREST Parent Group (CPG) is a non-profit group under the umbrella of the Paradise Valley High School Parent Teacher Organization. We are dedicated to supporting CREST (Center for Research in Engineering, Science and Technology) students, faculty, administrators and parents and to enriching CREST students' high school education experience.

In the past, CPG:

  • supported CREST students in their travel to state and national competitions as part of HOSA and SkillsUSA
  • communicated with CREST parents on upcoming events and fundraisers
  • funded CREST teacher requests for professional development, equipment/facility needs and club supplies
  • recognized our CREST teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week
  • hosted a banquet and cord ceremony for the graduating seniors
  • provided hospitality for CREST after school events

CREST Parent Group Board 2021-22

Executive Board

President - Gracie Snyder
Vice President - Stacy Mendez
Secretary - Lisa Moore
Treasurer - William Ireton
Director of Communications - Chavonne Yee
Hospitality - Amanda Taylor
Fundraising - Teresa Swingler & Kelli Sullivan

Faculty Advisor, Committee Chairs & Volunteers

Faculty Advisor - STEM/CREST Coordinator - Phil Howardell

Senior Banquet Chair - Jennifer Schwartz & Melissa Schwartz
Social media - Angie Campos
Carpool Chair - Yolanda Nussdorfer
T-Shirts/Merchandise - Melissa Schwartz
UPC Representative - Melissa Schwartz & Hara Dembowski

Track Representatives

Computer Science Track Rep - Chavonne Yee
Bio Science Track Rep - Imaculate Prince
Engineering Track Rep - Bryan Bowers