Stepan Karamardian

(Kesab 1933 - San Francisco 1994)

The first Principal of “Karen Jeppe” Armenian High School who was Syrian citizen and graduate of Syrian University.

During his term the governmental high school program is implemented and the high school produced its first participants to the Syrian Arabic baccalaureate examinations.

He has been one of the founders of the American University of Armenia in Yerevan and the first Dean of the College of Business there.

“Karen Jeppe” High School's graduation generation of 1998-1999 was named after him.