Donna Drisdom

Donna Drisdom

Principal

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Keith Smith

Assistant Principal of CFAA

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Tony Williams

Assistant Principal of Administration

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Mario T. Jenkins

Assistant Principal

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Lia Maffett, Ph.D.

Assistant Principal for Curriculum

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Javon Smith

Assistant Principal

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Support Staff

Cafeteria

Bambie Bulter

 

Custodial Support

Jack Branton

Rodney Chaves

 

Curriculum Support

Jennifer Redd
Reading Interventionist

Yvonne Miller
Math Interventionist

Toi Speed
Literacy Coach

 

Discipline Team

Laura Carter
Secretary (Dean’s Office)

Doug Harwell
Dean

Joaquin Reyes
Dean

Heather Donhauser
Dean

 

ESE Support

Cornell Kirkendoll
ESE Facilitator

Jean Banner
Paraprofessional (ESE)

Katie Belcher
Paraprofessional (ESE)

Deborah Castles
ESE Support (CFAA)

Andrea Estrada
Paraprofessional (ESE)

Alisha Housley
Paraprofessional (ESE)

Michael Locke, Jr
Paraprofessional (ESE)

Jeri McKinney
Paraprofessional (ESE)

Arnita Robinson
Paraprofessional (ESE)

Linda Robinson
Paraprofessional (ESE)

Leticia Shaw
Paraprofessional (ESE)

 

Office Staff

Pam Anders
Secretary (CFAA)

Elana Brooks
Secertary

Michele Donnelly
Principal’s Secertary

Terri Edinger
Terminal Operator

Cynthia Squire
Financial Secretary

Elaine McLeish
Secretary

Valdreana Murphy
Secretary

Penny Thomas
Attendance Secretary

 

School Nurses

Laura Mango, LPN
School Nurse (KHS)

Alicia Sanchez, LPN
School Nurse (CFAA)

 

Technology Support

John Jacomet superman_transBG
Network Manager

 

Instructional Staff

AFJROTC

 

Dennis Douglas, CMSgt (Ret), USAF

Al Thompson, CMSgt (Ret), USAF

 

Ag

Kyle Carlton

Keitha Hall

Erica Morse

 

Art

Patrick Dragon

Santia Garcia

 

Automotive

Alan Darr

Degree: Ed.S. Educational Leadership, University of South Florida

 

Aviation/Aerospace

Cheryl Brown

Stefaine Claudio

Walter Houghton

Favorite Book: Fate Is The Hunter by Ernest K. Gann
Favorite Quote: “The easiest mistake on earth is to forget to appreciate what you have right now.” – Willie Nelson
Degree: B.S. Business Management, Trinity College, M.S Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Rudolph Sullivan

Whit Lusk II

Favorite Book: The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Favorite Quote: “A mistake on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.”
Degree: B.S. Aviation Maintenance Technology, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Gary Roy

 

Business

 

Malinda Pough

 

Credit Recovery

Jiani Rue

 

Criminal Justice

Dept. Stephen Baggett

 

Drafting

George Williams

 

Engineering/Robotics

Joel Bresler

Keith Edgeworth

 

ESE

Corinthan Barnes

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Pamela Dyess

Kimberly Hazel

Larrennee Holloman

Ashley Lee

Evanthony McKenzie

 

Marina Peters-Green

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Renea Pla

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Susan Povey

Heather Stroud

Anthony Troutman

 

Family Consumer Science

Michelle Hodgson

Kirk Stephens

 

Foreign Language

Jamie Torres

Auristela Hernandez

Pamela Sanz

Beatriz Weiss

 

ITV

Andrew Gash

 

Language Arts

Ali Abdullah

Tiffany Bass

Donald Campbell

Kimberly Coffin

Michelle Dellagnese

Charlotte Gardner

Favorite Book: Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Favorite Quote: “The destiny in you is greater than the storm you are in.”
Degree: B.S. Biology, M.A. Reading K-12, M.A. Special Education K-12, Grand Canyon University

Emily Gulley

John Gulley

Allison Heflin

Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Favorite Quote: “Why not go out on a limb? That’s where the fruit is.” – Mark Twain
Degree: B.A. Secondary English Education, University of South Florida

Desiree Huber

Christina Lee

Jessica Mahmood

Favorite Book: Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
Favorite Quote: “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein
Degree: B.A. World History, Kennesaw State University, M.A. Secondary Education, University of Phoenix, Ed.D., Walden University

Yearbook Adviser

Andrea O’Sullivan

Margaret Pogue

Jennifer Sasser

Debra Weeks

Kitty Wells

 

 

 

Mathematics

John Bakker

Favorite Book: Star Wars Series
Favorite Quote: “Chewie, we’re home” – Han Solo
Degree: B.M. Music Management, Florida Southern College

Leroy Carnegie

Aaron Cress

Lynford Davis

Steven Grasso

Ledarius Haggins

Michael Haynes

Favorite Quote: “For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in him shall not perish, but have everlasting life.” – Jesus Christ

Degree: B.S. Business Administration, Florida Southern College

Bill Hill

Sandra McKinney

Daniel Raulerson

Steve Schertzer

Susan Yelvington

 

Performing Arts

Ron Lagg

Christina Lee

Steven Poletis

Favorite book: The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Favorite Quote: “I often wonder if I’ll ever finish all I’ve started, and the answer I have found is no. No, I will never finish all that I have started because life is about doing, the process and not the result. Life is about doing whether you want to or not. My life, a constant work in progress and I wouldn’t have it any other way” – Set Your Goals
Degree: B.M. Music Education, Temple University

Michael Sedloff

 

Physical Education

Terrence Cobb

Tony Longa

Amy Lowery

Irving Strickland

 

Science

George Bartuska

Donna Cole

Zachary Deuerling

Therese Gibson

Angela Johnson

Michael Locke

Kristin Nicholson

Katharine Orr

Favorite Book: Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
Favorite Quote: “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden
Degree:B.S. Biomedical Science, B.A. Political Science, University of South Florida

Amy Schertzer

Scott Smith

Justin Talley

Favorite Book: Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Favorite Quote: “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible” – Francis of Assisi
Degree: B.A. Political Science, University of South Florida

Samantha Vibbert

 

Social Studies

Brent Cooper

Jeremy Craddock

Greg Cress

Jon Culbertson

Sarah Edwards

Robert Goff

Robert Miller

Jamie Weldon