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Hon. Tijani R. Cole JD, Phd

"You must strive to be bigger than your story"

Favorite Food- Mexican & BBQ
Favorite Music- R&B
Hobbies- Comic Books

Israel Sanchez
Assistant Principal

"Don't count the days, make the days count"

Favorite Food- Quinoa Burger
Favorite Music- Yanni
Hobbies- Horseback riding and baking

Daphanie Thomasson
Science Teacher


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Nancy Kuck
Math Teacher

"All children deserve a champion-an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they will become the best that they can possibly be."-Rita Pierson

Favorite food- anything grilled
Favorite music- Hard Rock, but I like all types! 
Hobbies- working in the yard, building things, my animals

Student Outreach



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Laurie Light
School Counselor

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela

Favorite food- Chocolate Chip Cookies
Favorite Music- Reggae
Hobbies- Gardening, cycling

Dr. W. Charles McNeil, J.D.
21st Century Program Director

"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." -Nelson Mandela

Favorite Food - Chinese
Favorite Music - Jazz
Hobbies - Swimming, Drums

Sarah Clifford
Social Studies Teacher


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Darryl "Coach D" Mullin
Family and Community Outreach

" Sometimes you can't see the forest, because you are standing too close to the tree!"

Favorite Food -  Seafood 

Favorite Music - Jazz

Hobbies - Watching any major sports

Nels Thoreson
English Teacher

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference." -Robert Frost

Favorite Food- Steak, Pizza 
Favorite Music- Gregory Alan Isakov, The River Arkansas, Joe Purdy, Bob Dylan and other singer/songwriters
Hobbies- Spending time with my family, sports, traveling, camping, going to concerts

Office Support Staff, Tutor & Student Support Coordinator


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