Vivian davila '85
BLAC would like to spotlight Viviana Davila '85 of St. Andrew's School of Middletown, Delaware!!!
Viviana Rodriguez Davila ’85 attended St. Andrew's School from 1980 to 1985, and went on to major in joint American/Spanish Literature with a minor in psychology at Middlebury College (1985-1989), where she played field hockey and lacrosse. In 2002, she completed a master's degree in foreign languages and Spanish literature at George Mason University.
Prior to becoming a teacher, Viviana worked at The Washington Post for the business section of the newspaper. Outside The Post, she was also the classroom assistant and assistant instructor for professor and syndicated columnist Colman McCarthy at the University of Maryland. She also worked for Esperanza, Inc., in Ohio, where she created a computer training curriculum for secondary school and college students.
Prior to returning to St. Andrew's, Viviana was a member of the faculty at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va. for 21 years. At Episcopal, she taught all levels of Spanish and was the coordinator for the Spanish Department and abroad programs in Spain. She coached the varsity/JV field hockey teams and winter track team. In addition, she was an advisor for eight students and served as a dorm parent. Outside of EHS, she volunteered for all of her daughter's travel lacrosse and soccer teams in Alexandria.
Viviana was thrilled to rejoin her alma mater in 2015 to teach Spanish, serve as sophomore co-dean, advise, and serve as the head coach for the head field hockey team, coach lacrosse and soccer. In the past, she has served on St. Andrew's Board of Trustees. She lives on campus with her husband, Derrick; their daughters, Nina Isabella (EHS ’15), Elisa Jolie (SAS’18), and Alani Giselle (SAS ’22).