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New Staff Part Two

Katy Karpenske


  • English 1 Honors

  • Teacher Talent Developer

  • 11 years’ experience


  • Bachelors in Creative Writing with a minor in religion from Florida State University

  • Master in Educational Leadership from St. Leo’s

Fun facts

  • Loves hiking and being outside

  • Has a 9-month old baby named August Finch, after Atticus Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird

Nicole Hildebrand


  • Geometry

  • Algebra 1B

  • 16 years’ experience


  • Bachelors in Exercise and Sports Sciences from University of Florida

  • Master’s in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern

Fun facts

  • Ran the Honolulu Marathon last December for her 40th birthday

Shelley Hunsucker


  • English 4

  • Journalism 1

  • Yearbook

  • 20 years teaching


  • Bachelors in English Education from Florida State

Fun facts

  • Loves to travel

Lee Flippen


  • Physical Science

  • 3 years teaching


  • Bachelors in Animal Science from the University of Florida

  • Masters and Doctorate from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Fun fact

  • Army brat

  • Graduated High School in Japan

  • Lived in Berkina Faso, West Africa

  • Second degree black belt in Taekwondo

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