Ralph Opacic

FOUNDER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ORANGE COUNTY SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

Started 1987, 125 students, $190K budget … now $26M state funds, $8.5M private … third campus, Oceanside 2019 … acting, dance, voice, creative writing, design … third-best charter HS, Calif.; ninth U.S., 2018 … … from Annandale, Va. … roots for Redskins: ‘I would watch games with my father and brother; that was our team’ … first job: movie theater snack bar … former tenor soloist, Crystal Cathedral … bucket list: African safari