We are proud to introduce the Trail Blazer Science Department. Joining Science Instructional Coach Susan Moran this experienced and motivated team will provide our students a high quality and memorable Biology experience in 2016-17.
Ms. Peyton Hughes (Biology and Head Softball Coach)
Peyton Hughes is ecstatic to become a part of the Lebanon Trail community as a Biology teacher and girls athletic coach. Peyton is a graduate of Texas Tech University, and has been a Biology teacher and softball coach for two years at Lubbock Roosevelt before joining Frisco ISD. She has a passionate commitment to student development and the learning experience, and is looking forward to encouraging Trail Blazers to perform at their best every day! In her free time, Peyton loves to watch various sporting events, travel, or spend time with family.
Leslie Powell (Biology and Head Basketball Coach)
Leslie Powell is currently teaching and coaching at Liberty High School in Frisco, and she is excited to join Lebanon Trail High School as the Head Girls’ Basketball Coach. Along with coaching, she will be teaching biology. Coach Powell was born and raised in Lubbock, Texas, graduated from Texas Tech with a Bachelor’s in Nutritional Sciences, and then moved to Frisco to begin teaching and coaching. This is her 6th year in the district and she has spent all six at Liberty High School. She has taught Chemistry and Earth and Space Science, and she has coached basketball, track, and softball. Coach Powell helped guide the Redhawks to their first state championship appearance at the State Basketball Tournament in San Antonio. She is extremely excited to be a part of Lebanon Trail and is looking forward to the opportunity to open a new school. Go Trail Blazers!
Jacqueline Karle (Biology)
Jacqueline was born and raised in Plano and graduated from The University of Oklahoma with a BS in Zoology – Biomedical Sciences. She began her education career at Wylie High School in 2013 teaching Biology and Anatomy & Physiology. She is excited to become a Trail Blazer and teach Biology this upcoming school year! In addition to her academic interests, Jacqueline enjoys traveling, running, reading and community involvement. She has visited 11 countries, run 1 marathon, 5 half marathons, reads both fiction and non-fiction, and is active in her church. She also enjoys spending time with her fiance, family and friends.