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Specialists Department Profiles

Steve Florio

Music

Email: steven.florio@sdhc.k12.fl.us

Hometown Teaneck, NJ
Birthday March 2nd
Family Single
School USF
Favorite Color Orange
Hobbies Music, movies, long walks on a beach
Favorite Restaurant Cappy's, Datz
Favorite Drink Coffee... it's an understatement

Michelle Murrell

Physical Education

Email: michelle.murrell@sdhc.k12.fl.us

Birthday December 16
School USF
Favorite Color Navy Blue
Hobbies Skating, Swimming, Bowling, Running
Favorite Author Joel Osteen
Favorite Restaurant Cheesecake Factory
Favorite Drink Smoothies

Nick Tsourakis

Media Specialist

Email: Nick.Tsourakis@sdhc.k12.fl.us

Hometown Tarpon Spring
Birthday November 4
Family Married to Suzanne Lynn, Proud father of Liz Tsourakis
School Eckerd College, U.S.F.
Favorite Book Tales of Desperaux
Favorite Bookstores  Malaprop's, Asheville N.C. & Barnes & Nobles

Michael Bruce

Gifted

Email: Michael.Bruce@sdhc.k12.fl.us

Hometown Marquette, MI
Birthday August 3
Family Wife-Gretta, and Son-Jack
School University of Michigan
Favorite Color Blue
Hobbies Travel, Reading
Favorite Author John Ambrose
Favorite Restaurant Bonefish Grill
Favorite Drink Coffee

Lynn Bennett

Speech

Email: LynnD.Bennett@sdhc.k12.fl.us

Hometown Tampa
Birthday October 15
Family Married to Brad, 2 Sons- Nick & Nate
School UF
Favorite Color Blue
Hobbies Reading, working out
Favorite Restaurant Outback/BoneFish
Favorite Drink Coke Zero, cafe con leche

Ruth McClelland

Speech

Email: Ruth.McClelland@sdhc.k12.fl.us

Birthday April 4
Favorite Color Black
Hobbies Reading
Favorite Restaurant Carmel
Favorite Drink Tea

Jessica Sandoval

Speech

Email: Jessica.Sandoval@sdhc.k12.fl.us

Hometown Ohio
Birthday March 4
Favorite Color Yellow
Hobbies Magazines, working out, my daughters
Favorite Author Amazon Kindle
Favorite Restaurant Wrights, Pane Rustica, Einsteins, Chick-fil-A, any! =)
Favorite Drink Starbucks decaf

Maria Babilonia

Adele Morris

IEP Assistant

Email: Adele.Morris@sdhc.k12.fl.us

Hometown Tampa
Birthday July 5
Family Husband-Gene, Daughters-Rebecca & Nedra, and 5 granddaughters
School Ballast Point, Monroe, Robinson, and HCC
Favorite Color Blue
Hobbies Camping, Biking, Fun with Family
Favorite Author Nick Sparks
Favorite Restaurant Carrabba's
Favorite Drink Coffee & Tea

Debonique Grigsby

Art

Email: debonique.grigsby@sdhc.k12.fl.us

Hometown Longview, TX
Birthday January 10
Family Husband, 5 children
School University of Texas at Arlington
Favorite Color Pink
Hobbies Gym-weightlifting, shopping, listening to music, drawing, cooking, traveling, watching movies
Favorite Books Christian spiritual related
Favorite Restaurant Yummy House, Pei Wei, Olive Garden
Favorite Drink Bubble Milk Tea, ginger ale
Other Allergies to almonds, coconut

Melissa Carl

Gifted

Julie Harahan

Reading Coach

Email: Julie.Harahan@sdhc.k12.fl.us

Hometown Tampa, FL
Birthday May 6th
Family I have two teenagers. One goes to Coleman and one attends Plant.
School I attended the University of Tampa for my Teaching Degree and recently completed my Masters in Educational Leadership through the American College of Education. 
Favorite Color Pink and aqua or turquoise
Hobbies Anything outside - boating, fishing, the beach, hiking.... and going to the movies and traveling. 
Favorite Author  I have too many to name. I recently finished reading Wonder and I would like to read more books by that author. I enjoy books that teach us and kids to be better people. 
Favorite Restaurant I love all of them! Longhorn, Bonefish, Cheesecake Factory, California Pizza Kitchen....
Favorite Drink Sweet tea or Fiji water
Other My passions include - inspiring kids to learn the love of reading, traveling, anything ocean, family and making a positive impact on our world.