Administrative team

  • Principal

     Seminole High School is excited to announce Ms. M. Jane Lucas as Principal. Ms. Lucas has been an integral member of the SHS Community for many years. She is excited about the new opportunities for the staff and students at Seminole HS. To learn more about Ms. Lucas and her many accomplishments. View Bio




    9th Grade
     Assistant Principal




    Mrs. Gicka earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from St. Petersburg College, the University of South Florida, and McDaniel College. She began her teaching career in 2008 in Maryland as an ESE case manager, becoming the Instructional Team Leader before moving back home to Florida. Most recently, she taught at Pinellas Gulf Coast Academy and at Boca Ciega High School. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two children and is very excited to join the Warhawk team.




    C. Gicka

    Courtney Gicka 

    10th Grade
     Assistant Principal




    Mr. Bending earned his Bachelor's degree in Biology/Chemistry from Eastern Michigan University and a Master's in Educational Leadership from USF St. Pete. He has worked in Pinellas County Schools since 2012 as a science teacher and a 9-12 science instructional staff developer. Mr. Bending is excited to begin his new adventure in administration as a Seminole High Warhawk!




    J. Bending

    Justin Bending 

    11th & 12th Grade
     Assistant Principal
     Students A - K

    I have worked for Pinellas County Schools since 1995.  I received my Bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida and my Master’s from the University of South Florida.  Before coming to Seminole High School I was an administrator at Dixie Hollins High School for 10 years.  Before that I was an ESE Specialist and also taught at Osceola Middle School. 
    I am married, have 3 children, and 2 wonderful grandchildren.  I am excited about joining the Warhawk family!

    Lisa Sinatra

    Lisa Sinatra

    11th & 12th Grade
     Assistant Principal
    Students L - Z


    Ms. Lawson's career as an educator began in 2006 as a Special Education Teacher at Buchholz High School in Gainesville, FL. Ms. Lawson transitioned to Hillsborough County Public Schools in 2007. Prior to coming to Seminole High School, she taught English at Alonso High School, was an ESE Specialist at both North Tampa EPIC and Brandon EPIC, worked as a District Staffing Specialist, and was a middle school Assistant Principal. Continue Reading...




    A Lawson

    Alana Lawson 

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