EDUCATORS: Girard College employed qualified, professional educators who contributed much to the "greatness" of the educational program that was outlined in the Will of Stephen Girard. These professional educators blended their personal lives with our lives! They were not only our educators and mentors .... they were also the closest as being "caring" parents" to us! Together we became a part of Stephen Girard's legacy - "We became Stephen Girard's adopted" family!
Girard College's world renowned acknowledgement for educational excellence belongs to these educators for successfully establishimg Girard College as being one of the finest education institution in the world .... second to none!
We students forever grateful to these educators - and to Stephen Girard for providing and caring for us when we were most vulnerable as being "fatherless" orphaned boys". Their personal caring for us - coupled with the exceptional education we were receiving - insured that we students would grow up to be independant, educated men of confidance and self-reliance!
Stephen Girard's "Girard College" - demanded that an excellent education program with a strict code of ethics and integrity be instilled in our youthful lives! Stephen Girard knew that one day we graduates would eventually contribute to the betterment of society and the world.