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New principals in Pasco schools

Elementary schools

Cypress: Jeanne Krapfl, 39, began working in the Pasco school district as a teacher at Sunray Elementary in 2002. She became a student achievement coach in 2008 and an assistant principal at Gulfside Elementary in 2010.

Fox Hollow: Dawn Scilex, 37, began teaching in Hillsborough County in 1997 and joined the Pasco district in 2006 at Chasco Elementary. She became assistant principal at Gulf Highlands Elementary in 2009 and transferred to Mary Giella Elementary in 2011.

Hudson: Tracy Graziaplene, 49, began her Pasco schools career as a Gulf High guidance counselor in 1987. She became an assistant principal in 1995 and was named principal of Northwest Elementary in 2006.

Lacoochee: Latoya Jordan, 39, joined the Pasco school district in 1999, teaching at Pasco Elementary School. She was named assistant principal at Cox Elementary in 2007.

Longleaf: Jennifer Heptig, 38, has worked in the Pasco school district since 2000. She began teaching at Northwest Elementary and has been an assistant principal since 2006. She most recently worked at Lake Myrtle Elementary.

Northwest: Nicole Reynolds, 40, began teaching in the Pasco school district in 1995 at San Antonio Elementary. She was promoted to Shady Hills Elementary assistant principal in 2006 and became the school's principal in 2011.

Pine View: Kay Coe, 54, came to the Pasco school district in 2011 as principal of San Antonio Elementary. She had been a teacher and administrator in North Dakota and Iowa, starting in 1983.

San Antonio: Michelle Berger, 60, joined the Pasco school district in 1983 as a teacher for the emotionally handicapped. She became an assistant principal in 1997 and was promoted to principal of Quail Hollow Elementary in 2007.

Sand Pine: Scott Atkins, 43, has worked in the Pasco school district since 1995. He began as a guidance counselor at Cox Elementary and has served as assistant principal at four schools, most recently Double Branch Elementary.

Seven Oaks: Shirley Ray, 44, started as a substitute teacher in 1994 and became a full-time Pasco County teacher in 1997. She was promoted to Seven Oaks Elementary assistant principal in 2007 and became principal of Lacoochee Elementary in 2010.

High school

Sunlake: Steve Williams, 35, started teaching in Kentucky and joined the Pasco district as a special education teacher in 2003. He worked as a literacy specialist for three years until becoming an assistant principal at Sunlake in 2007. He transferred to an assistant principal job at River Ridge High in 2010.

New principals in Pasco schools 08/02/13 [Last modified: Friday, August 2, 2013 5:47pm]
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