Alumni Highlight: Nicolette Virgilio
Catch us up on what you've been up to since your Cambrian days.
I have been following my father’s footsteps and became a licensed realtor in 2000. We are a local team serving Santa Clara County
Tell us one of your favorite teachers you appreciated during your Cambrian days, and why:
Lynda Eilers made a huge impact on me and my confidence. She was an amazing support system during some pretty rough moments and always remained a special part of my life even after Kindergarten.
Mike Demko the principal at the time was also someone who I will never forget. He was an amazing man and always made me feel like I could accomplish anything no matter the obstacle.
What do you think makes the Cambrian School District so special?
Cambrian School District has always shown compassion and care for all. I feel very thankful I was in a district that embraced and uplifted all cultures.
What year did you graduate from Cambrian?
I graduated from Ida Price Middle School in 1995.
Tell us a bit about your family:
My husband, two children and I definitely love seeing new places and experiencing new cultures. My daughter Taylor is 9 and my son Blake is We enjoy traveling and spending time at the beach.
What message would you like to send to Cambrian staff and teachers?
A HUGE THANK YOU! There is a special place above for teachers. I don’t know how they do it! I am passionate about using my knowledge in Real Estate to empower them as they have done to me. I am always here to help!
How did Cambrian help you become the person you are today?
Cambrian has been a phenomenal role model and I truly believe was an integral part in shaping me into the person I am today. The principals, teachers and staff have forever left a mark on my heart which allows me to continue to serve others with that same spirit.
Tell us about a favorite memory during your Cambrian years:
My favorite memory was being invited to sing in Miss Lucas’ wedding. Our entire class was able to attend and sing, it was a very special day. I love that I was recently able to reconnect with her on Facebook.
What do you wish other people knew about Cambrian?
Cambrian is a truly a wonderful melting pot. I believe that it is such a beautiful district, area and reflection of how amazing our world is when we embrace those around us.