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Where We Serve: Mission

Mission

Mission is the grapefruit capital of the U.S. located in the Texas-Mexico border area known as “the Valley.” Named for La Lomita Mission which was built right on the Rio Grande River, Mission is a city of approximately 45,000, but it is only 15 minutes from McAllen, a larger city with plenty of restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. It is also only about an hour from South Padre Island and Brownsville ACE community.

 

  • Joe Brogan
  • Arielle Gannon
  • Chris Desapio
  • Andrew Hamaty
  • "God was most evident during the challenges of the day. When I was dealing with the biggest struggles during the school day and felt overwhelmed, God would remind me that I am not alone. He was there, guiding me and looking out for me, even during the most stressful of days."

    Joe Brogan  | ACE 22

    Middle School Social Studies Teacher at St. Joseph

    BA Political Science with a minor in Business Economics, University of Notre Dame

    Originally from Silver Spring, MD

  • " My favorite moment was when I brought a team to the First robotics competition in Houston. "

    Arielle Gannon  | ACE 22

    High School Physics Teacher at Juan Diego Academy

    BA in Experimental Physics, Trinity College

    Originally from Dublin, Ireland

  • "I feel the best in us as people comes out when in the presence of our family and friends. Community will bring me to be the best I can possibly be. "

    Chris Desapio  | ACE 23

    Middle School Social Studies Teacher at Our Lady of Sorrows

    BA in History and Political Science, University of Notre Dame

    Originally from Kingwood, NJ

  • "Despite my occasional frustrations and struggles, God is forever present in my students, but it is up to me to see them through the eyes of Christ. "

    Andrew Hamaty  | ACE 22

    4th Grade Teacher at Our Lady of Guadalupe

    BA in History with a minor in Leadership Studies; Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certification, University of Central Florida

    Originally from Jacksonville, FL

  • Joe Brogan
  • Arielle Gannon
  • Chris Desapio
  • Andrew Hamaty


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