George McParland served as Principal at French Camp School. Altogether, he was a teacher and administrator in Manteca schools for 36 years.
He was an active storyteller at the Manteca Library as well as in Manteca schools and was well-versed in native Indian history.
McParland was active in St. Paul's United Methodist Church and was involved with various facets of the church from the musical program to penning the congregation's history.
McParland School on Northgate Drive in northwest Manteca is named in his honor.