Faculty & Staff

  • Buchholz High School      
    5510 NW 27th Ave
    Gainesville, FL 32606

    Phone: (352) 955-6702
    FAX: (844) 770-0225      Student Records Fax: (833) 790-3938




    Kevin Purvis, Principal Email: purviskl
    Dr. Melissa Pratto, Assistant Principal - Curriculum Email: prattomm
    Marlon Jones, Assistant Principal - Administration,  Title IX Coordinator Email: jonesmd
    Julie Smith, Assistant Principal - Student Services Email: smithje1

    Note: Email addresses are followed by @gm.sbac.edu.

Administrative Support

Full Name Title Email Website
Assistant Bookkeeper
George Atohi Athletic Director atohigf
Leslie Bedell Front Office Reception bedellla
Meridith Burns-Brown Nurse burnsbrownm
Tina Hartman Attendance hartmantr
Ana Journey Activities Director journeaa
Kaye Marinoff Bookkeeper marinoffke
Nancy Nanke Executive Assistant nankenj

Student Services

Full Name Title Email Phone/Fax Website
Social Worker (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)  
Xavier Amerson Student Support Specialist amersonxr  
Heather Barnes Database Specialist (Student Records) barneshc  Student Records Fax: (833) 790-3938
Heather Bates Counselor - 9th/10th grade students with last names A through L batesha  
Christine Borden Counselor - 11th/12th grade students with last names A through G bordenca  
Jean Brown Counselor - 11th/12th grade students with last names H through O brownjg  
Erin Camizzi Counselor - 9th/10th grade students with last names M through Z camizziem  
Marc Ellard Dean - Students A through I ellardm  
Leonard Fox Senior Clerical foxlw  
Jennifer Frazer Database Manager frazerjl  
Jamea George Registrar georgeje  
Sonny Jenkins Guidance Reception (Registration) jenkinssm  
Beth Kries Deans' Secretary kriesbe  
DeAundra Oldfield Family Liaison oldfielddy  
Kevin Peoples Dean - Students J through R peopleskl  
Gloria Valladares Dean - Students S through Z valladgm  
Suzanne Warner Counselor - 11th/12th grade students with last names P through Z warnersl  

Aerospace Science

Full Name Title Email Website
Michael Phelps (Chief) AFJROTC phelpsjm Website Link
James Roberts (Colonel) AFJROTC robertsje Website Link


Full Name Title Email Website
Kristy Foster AP Photography fosterkl
Lindsay Lugrin AP Art Portfolio, Ceramics lugrinlf
Phillip Journey Art, Painting journeypw
Kevin White Art, Drawing, Journalism, Yearbook whitekj


Full Name Title Email Phone Ext Website
Noah Graben Symphonic Band, AP Music Theory, Aviance, Percussion, Jazz Band grabennc (352) 955-6995 Website Link


Full Name Title Email Website
Charles Bell Academy of Finance bellce Website Link
Michele Brothers Academy of Finance brothemm Website Link
Marilyn Carrington Paraprofessional carringtonmg
Terry Hoffer Academy of Entrepreneurship hoffert Website Link
Wendy Rosche Academy of Entrepreneurship roschewl Website Link


Full Name Title Email Website
Beth Passwater Drafting passwaem


Full Name Title Email Website
Ted Lewis Theater, Stagecraft lewista


Full Name Title Email Website
Brandy Bradshaw English, Biology, Geometry bradshbn  
Bart Brooks Social Studies, Liberal Arts Math, Learning Strategies brooksba  
Ron Brooks Social Studies, Science, Government/Economics, HOPE brooksrc  
Garry Dodds Biology, Earth/Space, Environmental Science, Marine doddsgw  
Lisa Greco English grecolm  
Elise Jones ESE Clerical jonese  
Mike Maren Algebra 1, Geometry, Liberal Arts Math marentm  
Kevin Porter Learning Strategies porterkg  
Kyle Roth English, Biology rothkj  
Linda Stiles SLP stileslm  
Christin Vinson Learning Strategies vinsoncn  

E-school Proctors

Full Name Title Email Website
Domonique Boykin E-school Proctor boykindl
Jeremiah Braiman E-school Proctor braimanjj
Leeland Carter E-school Proctor carterlo
William Mashburn E-school Proctor mashburnwb

Family and Consumer Sciences

Full Name Title Email Website
Arleen Partridge Food and Nutrition, Food 2 partridgeav

Foreign Languages

Full Name Title Email Website
Brittany Bowers Spanish 2 bowersbl
Veronica Charbonnet Spanish 1, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature charbonnetva
Ana Journey Spanish 3, Spanish 4 journeaa
Sarah Luesch German lueschsj
Kristy Shuster Spanish 1, 2 shusterkl

Language Arts

Full Name Title Email Website
Richard Burns English 4 Honors, Debate burnsrm
Denise Cueto English 1, English 2, English 2 Honors cuetod
Kayla FitzSimons English 2 Pre-AP, English 2 Honors fitzsimonskm
Patrick Gallagher AP Language, English 2 gallagherp
Dennis Lewis English 4 lewisdl
Susan LoMonte English 2 lomontsr
Elliot Moore English 1, English 1 Honors moorees
Jessica Nogues English 3, English 3 Honors noguesj
Valeri Pandak English 1 pandakv
Diana Schuh AP Capstone Research, English 3 schuhde
Nancy Smith AP English Literature smithnt
Kendra Vincent English 2 Honors vincentkn
Megan Weber English 3, English 3 Honors webermd
Sarah Miller Williams English 1, English 1 Pre-AP williamssm

Library Media Center

Full Name Title Email Website
Karen Compton Media Aide comptonkl
Rebecca Goodnight Media Specialist goodnira
Bryan Hantak Media Specialist- WCAT - State Testing Coordinator hantakbc
Stacey Scott Media Specialist - AP Coordinator scottsm
Amy Shrewsbury Computer Proctor - Copy Room shrewsburyah


Full Name Title Email Website
Kelly Almaguer AP Statistics, Algebra II Honors almaguerkl
Nicole Biener Liberal Arts Math bienerna
Michael Bruda Geometry, Algebra I Honors, Financial Algebra Support brudamj
Jessica Dawson Algebra II, Statistics Honors dawsonjl
Jessica Demers Geometry demersja
Olanrewaju Fayiga Math for College Readiness, Financial Algebra, Algebra 2 fayigaoi
Will Frazer AP Calculus BC, AP Calculus BC Team, Math 1, 2 & 3 frazerwj
Sarah Houze Geometry, Geometry Honors, Informal Geometry houzese
Elena Karis Pre-Calculus Special, Algebra II Honors kariseo
Ziwei Lu AP Computer Science A, Algebra 2 Honors, Pre-Calculus Team luz
Greg Norman Algebra 2, Informal Geometry normangp
Amy Palmer Geometry, Geometry Honors palmeral
William Pankey Pre-Calculus Honors pankeytw
Maria "Ali" Rinehart Algebra 1 rinehartma
Sean Walters Algebra 1 walterssc

Performing Arts

Full Name Title Email Website
Noah Graben Band grabennc Website Link
Richard Burns Debate burnsrm
Ted Lewis Theater, Stagecraft lewista Website Link
Lindsey Tran Chorus, Vocal Ensemble, Music of the World, Guitar, Keyboard, String Orchestra tranttt

Physical Education

Full Name Title Email Website
Bob Horodyski Basketball, Personal Fitness, Weightlifting horodyrm
Mark Whittemore Weightlifting whittemt
Haley Maccallum Personal Fitness maccallumhl


Full Name Title Email Website
Joan Cannon-Dicks Reading 3, Reading 4 cannondicksjm
Debra Fields Reading 1 fieldsda
Theresa Flamand Reading 1, Reading 2 flamanta


Full Name Title Email Website
Joseph Andreoli Environmental Science, Env Sci Honors andreolija Website Link
Erika Barahona Environmental Science, Env Sci Honors barahonae
Lori Boggs Chemistry, Chemistry Honors, Biology boggsll
Gabriella Bottorff Biology, Biology Honors bottorffgf
Stephanie Cooney Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry Honors cooneysh
Bethan Gillett Biology, Biology Honors gillettba
Michael Hartman Biology, AP Biology hartmanmh
Lucas Jennings Biology, Marine Science, Marine Science Honors jenningsla
Karen Kearney Anatomy and Physiology Honors kearneke Website Link
Marc Moody AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C, Scientific Debate moodyms
Alex Payne Chemistry Honors, AP Chemistry, AP Calc AB payneac
John Pettit Environmental Science Honors pettitjd Website Link
John Pettit AP Environmental Science pettitjd AP Website Link
Andrew Smith Environmental Science, Biology Honors smithar1
Kaitlyn Smith Earth/Space Science smithke2

Social Studies

Full Name Title Email Website
Scott Allen AP US History allensw
Robert Ash World History, AP European History, AP World History ashrj
Stacia Berben AP Psychology, World History Honors berbensj
Jose Busot US Government, US Government Honors busotjc
Matthew DiBernardo Microeconomics, Microeconomics Honors, AP Microeconomics dibernardomj
Cedric Gilbert-Rolfe US History, World History Honors gilbertrolfecf
Krysten Ivanov World History, World History Honors ivanovkl
Ryan McNickle US History Honors, AP Seminar mcnicklers Website Link
Jessica Morey AP US Government, US Government Honors, Microeconomics, AP US History, African American Studies moreyja
Elizabeth Marlin World History, World History Honors, AP World History stanfielded
Mark Whittemore World History, AP Human Geography whittemt
Heather Wood-Hannah US History, US History Honors woodhahe

Technology Education

Full Name Title Email Website
Jessica Campbell Digital Media campbellj
Jay Godwin CROP godwinjm
Beth Passwater Drafting passwaem

Support Staff

Full Name Title Email Website
Caprice Blake Paraprofessional blakecc
Connie Bradley Paraprofessional bradleycf
Lakeysha Gordon Paraprofessional gordonly
Steven Howard Plant Mechanic howardsp
Mary Jacobs Paraprofessional jacobsmv
Gilda Perez Paraprofessional perezgy
Michael Perry Paraprofessional perrymw
Jennifer Presley Paraprofessional presleyja
Jermaine Welch Technology Specialist welchjm
Rebecca White Paraprofessional whiterl
Lisa Zunkel Paraprofessional zunkelll

Custodial Staff and Food Service

Full Name Title Email Website
James Bessent **Head Custodian bessentj
Kenneth Dupree *Lead Custodian dupreekj
Frances Creveling *Manager Food Services crevelingf
Denea Acevedo Asst Manager Food Services acevedodd
Edwin Bryant Custodian bryantej
Clifford Ivey Custodian iveycl
Twanda Jackson Custodian jacksontl
Hamod McNutt Custodian mcnutthh
Kathy McNutt Custodian mcnuttke
Rodney Peterson Custodian petersrw
Joseph Rose Custodian roseja
Lakeenya Tyson Custodian tysonlc
Wayne Welcome Custodian welcomewl
Shawanta Williams Custodian williamssy
Shaterica Wims Custodian wimssr
Sarah Cooper Food Service
Sharon Greenhut Food Service greenhutsm
Riley Hand Food Service handrd
Luke Kerensky Food Service kerenskyrl
Kristina Leggett Food Service leggettkm
Kimberly Rich Food Service richkl
Amanda Robinson Food Service robinsonsa