Alerts: Jun 18, 2021
Effective Monday, June 7, 2021, the MSD of Lawrence Township is closing the LECC-based Welcome Center in favor of a more invitational, school-based approach to enrollment. VIEW DETAILS

Staff Directory

Office Staff

Principal - Franklyn Bush (Contact Franklyn Bush)
Administrative Assistant to the Principal - Riann Gates (Contact Riann Gates)
Assistant Principal - Seniors - Dr. Brian Davis (Contact Dr. Brian Davis)
Assistant Principal -Juniors  - Corey McGarrell (Contact Corey McGarrell)
Assistant Principal - Sophomores - Teresa James (Contact Teresa James)
Assistant Principal - Freshman  - Adrian Gatewood (Contact Adrian Gatewood)
Instructional Coach - Trinda Foley (Contact Trinda Foley)
Bi-Lingual Front Office Administrative Assistant - Christine Soto (Contact Christine Soto)
Bi-Lingual Administrative Assistant - Freshman Center - Yolanda Vargas (Contact Yolanda Vargas)
Freshman School dean - Albert Gooden (Contact Albert Gooden)
Attendance Dean - Antoine Wynne (Contact Antoine Wynne) Varsity Girls Basketball Coach
Attendance Office Administrative Assistant - Gena Leftridge (Contact Gena Leftridge)
Treasurer - Karolina Vega (Contact Karolina Vega)
Registrar - Chad Cross (Contact Chad Cross)
Athletic Director - Ryan Banas (Contact Ryan Banas)
Assistant Athletic Director - Ramon Batts (Contact Ramon Batts)
Athletic Office Administrative Assistant - Lauren Hughes (Contact Lauren Hughes)
Bookstore Manager - Cindy Rahm (Contact Cindy Rahm)
Nurse - Marijo Trissler (Contact Marijo Trissler)
Nurse - Jean Handley (Contact Jean Handley)
Cafeteria Manager - Robin Belcher (Contact Robin Belcher)
Head Maintenance - Steve Beaver (Contact Steve Beaver)
Technology - Chris Batagianis (Contact Chris Batagianis)
Technology - Lukeman Mus (Contact Lukeman Mus)
Facilities Manager - J.R. Hayth (Contact J.R. Hayth)
Head Custodian - George Brown (Contact George Brown)
Home School Advisor - Candace Robinson (Contact Candace Robinson)
Gallahue Therapist - Karli Davis (Contact Karli Davis)
Gallahue Therapist - Jamie Hill (Contact Jamie Hill)
Gallahue Therapist - Ashley Pendulbury (Contact Ashley Pendulbury)
Tardy Room/ISS Monitor - Stephan Morris (Contact Stephan Morris)
Study Hall Monitor  - Avis Bell (Contact Avis Bell)
Permanent Building Sub - Shirley Nunnally (Contact Shirley Nunnally)
Permanent Building Substitute - Rhonda Henderson (Contact Rhonda Henderson)
Permanent Building Substitute - Desmon Keeton (Contact Desmon Keeton)


Donald Adams (Contact Donald Adams)
Julia Duke (Contact Julia Duke)
Wendy Golden (Contact Wendy Golden) Department Chair
Katrinka Toebes (Contact Katrinka Toebes)


Penelope Alexander (Contact Penelope Alexander) AVID - Class of 2022
Kurt Freytag (Contact Kurt Freytag) AVID - Class of 2021
Chris Harmon (Contact Chris Harmon) AVID Site Director & Department Chair - Class of 2019 & 2020
Mathew Bauer (Contact Mathew Bauer) Tutor
Linda Lukens (Contact Linda Lukens) Tutor
Colin Silberberg Tutor
Pamela Webb (Contact Pamela Webb) Tutor


Penelope Alexander (Contact Penelope Alexander)


Meghan Bohney (Contact Meghan Bohney) Department Co-Chair
English 9 and W131 - Edith Preddie-St. Clair (Contact Edith Preddie-St. Clair)
Christina Hunt (Contact Christina Hunt)
Lauren Howey (Contact Lauren Howey)
Kathleen Legge (Contact Kathleen Legge) IB Coordinator
Elizabeth Majewski (Contact Elizabeth Majewski)
Eric Marty (Contact Eric Marty)
David Mattingly (Contact David Mattingly) Freshman Center
Dr. Larissa McCormick (Contact Dr. Larissa McCormick) Freshman Center
Claire Moran (Contact Claire Moran) Freshman Center
Michael Nickels (Contact Michael Nickels)
Linus Peck (Contact Linus Peck) Department Co-Chair
Christine Rush (Contact Christine Rush) Freshman Center
Mallory Tennill (Contact Mallory Tennill) English
Natalie Watts (Contact Natalie Watts)
Donald Zelaya (Contact Donald Zelaya)

English as a New Language

Dr. Linda Itoka (Contact Dr. Linda Itoka)
Claire Moran (Contact Claire Moran)
Manuel Torres (Contact Manuel Torres)

Exceptional Learners

Khayri Abdullah (Contact Khayri Abdullah) Intensive Intervention
Beth Bastien (Contact Beth Bastien) School Psychologist
Basic Skills Development, English and Algebra Co-Teacher - Marcus Davis (Contact Marcus Davis)
Basic Skills Development, English and Algebra Co-Teacher - Trish Weis (Contact Trish Weis)
Deborah Dufek (Contact Deborah Dufek) Functional Academics
Sharniece Fulgham (Contact Sharniece Fulgham) Life Skills Teacher
Marla Gee (Contact Marla Gee) Basic Skills Development/English Co-Teacher
Jenny Hoffman (Contact Jenny Hoffman) Life Skills
Jacqueline Kennard (Contact Jacqueline Kennard) Functional Academics
Carey Northcutt (Contact Carey Northcutt) Functional Academics
Jennifer Pritchard (Contact Jennifer Pritchard) Department Co-Chair
Jennifer Query (Contact Jennifer Query) Department Co-Chair
Brandon (Brandy) Schneider (Contact Brandon (Brandy) Schneider) Resource Teacher & Math Co-Teacher
Aaron Sembly (Contact Aaron Sembly) Intensive Intervention
Rebecca Sparks (Contact Rebecca Sparks) Basic Skills Development/English Co-Teacher
Functional Academics - Carla Bradford (Contact Carla Bradford)

Family and Consumer Science

Niimah Collins (Contact Niimah Collins)
Department Chair - Cynthia Shank (Contact Cynthia Shank)


Kim Dynak (Contact Kim Dynak) MAU-RIC (Gr. 10-12) and 2021 AVID
Deena Fogle (Contact Deena Fogle) A-CHA and IB (Gr. 10-12)
Lynna Hairston (Contact Lynna Hairston) Data Specialist Administrative Assistant
KaNeasha Koebcke (Contact KaNeasha Koebcke) Director of Guidance; U-Z (Gr. 10-12)
Brian Maloney (Contact Brian Maloney) A-HA (Gr. 9), A-G , 2022 & 2023 AVID,
Deborah Messinger (Contact Deborah Messinger) CHE-HAV (Gr. 10-12)
James Gilbert (Contact James Gilbert) Interim Counselor (HAW-MAT)
Kim Payne-Shearer (Contact Kim Payne-Shearer) RID-T (Gr. 10-12) and 2020 AVID
Lavonnya Mickens (Contact Lavonnya Mickens) College & Career Counselor
Cherlisa Richardson (Contact Cherlisa Richardson) H-Z (Gr. 9)
Oliver Smith (Contact Oliver Smith) HAW-MAT (Gr. 10-12)
Tim Taylor (Contact Tim Taylor) Administrative Assistant to the Guidance Counselors
Maggie Youngblood (Contact Maggie Youngblood) Testing Coordinator

Hearing Impaired

Pam Gennett (Contact Pam Gennett) Department Chair
Christina Holifield (Contact Christina Holifield) Interpreter
Gretchen Wiegand (Contact Gretchen Wiegand) Interpreter


Joe Dodridge (Contact Joe Dodridge)
Rachel Langley (Contact Rachel Langley)
Melissa Michael (Contact Melissa Michael)
Lonnie Chamberlain (Contact Lonnie Chamberlain) Department Co-Chair
Joseph Conway (Contact Joseph Conway)
Sheri Dowden (Contact Sheri Dowden) Department Co-Chair & Freshman Center
Lauren Graham (Contact Lauren Graham)
Ketrice Jackson (Contact Ketrice Jackson) Freshman Center
India Scott (Contact India Scott)
April Sims (Contact April Sims) Freshman Center
Chad Sivertson (Contact Chad Sivertson)
Karen Spitler (Contact Karen Spitler)
Julie Stephanoff (Contact Julie Stephanoff)
Kimberly Taylor (Contact Kimberly Taylor) Freshman Center
Tracy Thibodeau (Contact Tracy Thibodeau)
William Tyler (Contact William Tyler) Freshman Center

E Learning/Information Specialist

Brian Maloney (Contact Brian Maloney) E-Coach
Lisa Honeycutt (Contact Lisa Honeycutt) Media Center Assistant
Amber Leonhard (Contact Amber Leonhard) E-Coach
Elizabeth Majewski (Contact Elizabeth Majewski) E-Coach
Kevin Self (Contact Kevin Self) E-Coach
Karen Spitler (Contact Karen Spitler) E-Coach
Stacy Wright (Contact Stacy Wright) E-Coach
E-Coach - Carey Northcutt (Contact Carey Northcutt)

Performing Arts

Tangela Guidry (Contact Tangela Guidry) Dance Instructor
Milo Ellis (Contact Milo Ellis) Choral Director
Craig Ghormley (Contact Craig Ghormley) Orchestra Director
Kayla Smith (Contact Kayla Smith) Choral Director - Department Chair
Kathleen Horrigan (Contact Kathleen Horrigan) Theatre
Charles Manning (Contact Charles Manning) Accompanist IA
Tabatha Isaacs (Contact Tabatha Isaacs) Performing Arts Administrative Assistant
Julie Reid (Contact Julie Reid) Performing Arts Color Guard
DiaShamar Marshall (Contact DiaShamar Marshall) Band Director
Emily Trapani (Contact Emily Trapani) Band Director
Steven Yoder (Contact Steven Yoder) Band Accompanist
Jay Young (Contact Jay Young) Jazz Band & Stagecraft Production

Physical Education/Health

Kurt Freytag (Contact Kurt Freytag)
Albert Gooden (Contact Albert Gooden) Boys Varsity Basketball Coach
Boys Varsity Asst. Basketball Coach - Phil Washington (Contact Phil Washington)
Lauren Hughes (Contact Lauren Hughes) Athletic Administrative Assistant
Tim Richey (Contact Tim Richey) Department Chair - Head Cross Country & Track Coach
Erynn Williams (Contact Erynn Williams)
Will Patterson (Contact Will Patterson) PE and Head Football Coach


Alan Burrell (Contact Alan Burrell)
Kyong Marie Damron (Contact Kyong Marie Damron)
Reagan John (Contact Reagan John)
Amber Leonhard (Contact Amber Leonhard) Girls Softball Coach
Anne Marie Milligan (Contact Anne Marie Milligan) Department Chair
Andrew McClain (Contact Andrew McClain) Varsity Baseball Coach
Greta Murphy (Contact Greta Murphy)
Kyle Schwingendorf (Contact Kyle Schwingendorf)
Kevin Self (Contact Kevin Self)
Alysavit Steinmetz (Contact Alysavit Steinmetz)
Lishawna Taylor (Contact Lishawna Taylor)
Georgia Watson (Contact Georgia Watson)

Social Studies

Tim Barthel (Contact Tim Barthel)
Nick Derado (Contact Nick Derado)
James Etherington (Contact James Etherington) Freshman Center
Drew Horvath (Contact Drew Horvath)
Chris Meguschar (Contact Chris Meguschar)
Paul Patterson (Contact Paul Patterson)
Andy Renie (Contact Andy Renie)
Patrick Terwilliger (Contact Patrick Terwilliger) Freshman Center
Brian Walls (Contact Brian Walls) Freshman Center
Don Weir (Contact Don Weir) Department Chair
Anthony Wong (Contact Anthony Wong)
Stacy Wright (Contact Stacy Wright) Freshman Center

World Languages

Dale Darlage (Contact Dale Darlage)
Wilfredo DeLeon (Contact Wilfredo DeLeon)
Abigail Lebo (Contact Abigail Lebo) Department Chair
Tony LaGrotto (Contact Tony LaGrotto)
Karen Niles (Contact Karen Niles)
Stacy Roeschlein (Contact Stacy Roeschlein)
Richar Torres (Contact Richar Torres)

Instructional Coach

Trinda Foley (Contact Trinda Foley)