Mr. Sam Ortega

Phone: 303-655-4054


Degrees and Certifications:

BA, Sociology/Anthropolog,Criminology and Political Science emphasis, New Mexico Highlands University,2000. MA, Educational Administration and Leadership, Grand Canyon University.

Mr. Sam Ortega

I have been the Assistant Principal/Athletic Director of Vikan Middle School since 2012. Prior to being the AP/AD at Vikan MS, I was Dean of Students/Athletic Director at Adams City Middle School in Commerce City. My career in education started August of 2000 where I was a Social Studies Teacher at Lester Arnold High School in Commerce City.  

 I was born and raised a native of Colorado. Born in Denver and raised in Thornton. I graduated from Skyview High School in Thornton. After receiving a football scholarship to New Mexico Highlands University where I attended and played football for the University for 3 years. I After college I settled in Brighton where I continue to raisie my family with my beautiful wife Natalie. Natalie and I have three sons.