Mr. Melchor received his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences and Master of Arts in Teaching from La Sierra University. You will find him in variety of different places on campus as he serves as the high school science teacher, athletic director, and vice-principal. He loves taking advantage of any chance to have conversations about God and his complex yet beautiful creation through the lens of science.
He started his teaching career in Tulsa, Oklahoma at Tulsa Adventist Academy in 2015 where he was the science teacher and basketball coach. In 2017, Mr. Melchor accepted AGA’s invitation to become science teacher.
Mr. Melchor has senior academy endorsements in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical and Earth Science, Anatomy and Physiology, Health, and Physical Education. He currently teaches all the high school level science courses along with middle school and high school Physical education, Health, and Practical Arts. In the fall, Mr. Melchor also coaches the AGA mixed-6 Volleyball team.
Mr. Melchor is married to Laura Ojeda Melchor and they have a 5-year old son named Abel. In his free time, you will find Mr. Melchor playing sports or enjoying the outdoors with one of his motorized off-road vehicles. Mr. Melchor hopes to explore more of Alaska on the road system and off as he continues he service at AGA.