Bob is Alpine’s Spanish and GT (Gifted and Talented) teacher. Bob (“Señor”) Roy received his B.A. in International Affairs and Spanish from the University of Nebraska after a semester abroad at the Universidad de Costa Rica. He moved to Washington, D.C., to intern at the Washington Office on Latin America. He then worked as a bilingual researcher for the Library of Congress’s Columbus Quincentenary Program, which commemorated the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s first encounter with the Americas. While in Washington, Mr. Roy met his wife, Ana, and eventually moved to Ana’s home town, Nicoya, Costa Rica. For five years he taught English to Costa Rican students at the elementary, high school and university levels. Mr. Roy and his family moved to Longmont in 1999, attracted by Longmont’s growing Hispanic population and the opportunities for people with Spanish language skills. A two-time Alpine PTO co-president, and former School Improvement Team member, Mr. Roy joined the Alpine faculty in 2009 after ten years in Advertising at the Times-Call newspaper. He lives in Longmont with his wife Ana and their sons, Paul and Christopher. Mr. Roy enjoys gardening, cooking, entertaining, and travel.