Carols Perez, J.D., METCO/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director, is originally from the Dorchester area of Boston. She holds a Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University Law School and is herself a METCO alum, having been part of the Hingham METCO Program, Class of 2010. In 2018, she returned to Higham and spent the next four years serving as their METCO Director. She is a champion of the METCO program, and also strongly advocates for efforts to bridge the academic achievement gap and reduce racial isolation in the communities that serve our students. It is her belief that ALL students are capable of achieving everything they put their minds to through hard work, dedication and perseverance.