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Dean; Secondary History; Religion

BA in Theology, Baptist College of Florida
Minor in psychology
State Temp Certified Social Science 6-12 and ACSI in Bible
6 years teaching at HCA

Gary Brown


3rd grade

BA Valdosta State University, Magna Cum Laude, Theater

Teaching at HCA 3 years

Jennifer Bolin

Engineering; Secondary Math

BA Mathematics 

Minor Instrumental Music

Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, San German Campus

5 years teaching experience, 3rd year at HCA

Matthew Feliciano


Math, Bible, History

Graduate of the Great Commission Bible Institute

3rd year teaching at HCA

Katy Fassler



BS in Education from Delta State University
State Certified in Mathematics 5-9, gifted endorsement
51 years in teaching, 3rd year at HCA

Rae Cole

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BS in Agriscience Education,
Morehead State University, Morehead, KY
Florida State Certified for Middle Grades Integrated Curriculum 5 - 9, Agriscience Education 6 - 12, Earth Space Science 9 - 12, and Chemistry 9 - 12
15 years teaching, 1st year at HCA

Cheryl K. Humphrey


High School English, Leadership

BA in Liberal Arts, Biology with minor in Psychology, St. Thomas University

Master's in Management with a certificate in Human Resources, St. Thomas University. Certified instructor for American Heart Association and The American Red Cross

Teaching 3 years, 2nd year at HCA

Angel Lightfoot


Secondary Religion; Ukulele; Broadcasting

BA in Interdisciplinary Ministries at Warner University

3rd year at HCA 

Kendall Onheiser


4th grade

BS in Elementary Education from the University of South Florida

Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts from Young Harris College

2nd year at HCA

Elisabeth Negely


Middle School ELA, music

BS in English and Intercultural Studies at Southeastern University; 

Working on MA in Intercultural Communications at the University of Jyvaskyla

3 years teaching, 2nd year at HCA

Marie Ontermaa



B.A. Psychology with minor in Education at Herbert Lehman University

 7 years teaching at HCA 

Daisy Rosario

PE Teacher

Coaching 5 years, ordained youth minister, youth pastor

3rd year at HCA

Mike Negley


2nd grade

B.S. Speech/ Theater Arts Education

School:  Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN

27 teaching; 6 years at HCA

Patricia Busko


Art, Writing, Leadership, Yearbook

Interior Design, 2 years

Homeschooled 3 children, 13 years

4th year teaching, 4th year at HCA

Kimberlee Dion

5th grade

BA Warner University in Education, Magna cum Laude

AA SFSC Educational Studies

Teaching at HCA 4 years

Penny Ferryman


1st grade

B.S Everest University in Criminal Justice

2nd year teaching at HCA

Arlina Pollard



BA Historical Studies and Secondary Education, University of Texas at Dallas

Teaching certificate in Texas in Secondary History and Home Economics;Florida teaching certificate in Elementary K-3 and Secondary Home Economics

11 years teaching, 4th year at HCA

Cheryl Gordon


6th grade Science, History, Writing

BS in Education, University of South Florida

Master's of Arts in Education, Warner University

5 years teaching, 2nd year at HCA

Brooke Hoak

Old Globe

Middle School Math and Science

Julius Lopez


Secondary History

BA in Elementary Education Warner Southern;

State certified in ESOL (K-12); Gifted Endorsement; Middle Grades Integrated Curriculum (5-9); Reading Endorsement

18 years teaching; 3rd year at HCA

Bettye Hart


5th grade

BA Liberal Studies with a Healthcare Administration Minor, UCF

Masters School Guidance, Lamar University

Masters Mental Health Counseling LMHC  

Lamar University 

Masters in Science Education

Nova Southeastern University                 

Masters in Educational Leadership and Administrations, American College of Education

State Certified in Earth Space Science, Educational Leadership, Biology, English, Guidance and Counseling, Exceptional Student Education

18 years teaching, 2nd year at HCA

Jill Scott


PE Teacher

Senior Pastor,

The Faith and Family Life Church

Coaching 14 years, 2nd year at HCA

Leroy Taylor


1st grade

B.S in Education 4 - 6, Cum Laude

Universidad Metropolitana

3rd year at HCA

Sara Rivera



A.S. degree in Fashion Merchandising/Marketing Management, Certification in CDA  and Preschool Director's Credential

34 years teaching at HCA

Donna Kay VanNote



Barbara Baker