Mr. Looney graduated from Alabama State University with a bachelor's degree in Physical Education. He holds a M.A. in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern. Mr. Looney began his career at Lakeland High School during the 1999 school year. He taught Physical Education and Life Management. He was a Dean of Students at Lakeland High School for one year. He was appointed Assistant Principal of Administration at George Jenkins High School in August 2004. During the 2008-2009 school year he helped pilot the Freshman Academy at George Jenkins. He was the Freshman Academy Facilitator for four years. Mr. Looney was appointed Principal of Tenoroc High School in 2012.
Mr. Hardesty graduated from the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, IN with a bachelor’s in Elementary Education. He holds a M. Ed in Educational Leadership from Saint Leo University. In 2006, Mr. Hardesty began his teaching career at Alturas Elementary in Alturas, FL. He taught Kindergarten – 5th grade Exceptional Student Education. In 2009, Mr Hardesty went on to teach 3rd grade at Kingsford Elementary in Mulberry, FL. He was then appointed as the Mathematics Coach at Kingsford Elementary in 2011. He later served as a District Mathematics Coach in 2014 and resided in that position until he was appointed in 2015 as Assistant Principal at Tenoroc High School.
Assistant Principal II
Mrs. Mason graduated from Stetson University in DeLand, FL with a bachelor's degree in Psychology. She holds an MBA from Stetson University and has worked in retail marketing in the United States and New Zealand. She went on to earn her Education Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction, with a certification in Education Leadership, from Stetson University in Celebration, Florida.
In 2009, Mrs. Mason began her teaching career at Stambaugh Middle School in Auburndale, FL. She taught 8th grade Reading and 7th grade Civics. She was then appointed the Literacy Coach at Stambaugh in 2013, supporting Reading, Language Arts, and Social Studies. She started the 2015 school year as the Literacy Coach at Haines City High School before being appointed as the Assistant Principal II at Tenoroc High School.