Student and Teacher Support Staff

All of these important people are some of the first faces and voices you will see and hear at LTHS.  Their roles exist to provide strong service to our community, assist students, and support teachers in accomplishing the mission of our school.

school picture.jpgAshley Hill (Librarian):

Ashley Hill is excited to join the team at Lebanon Trail High School. She comes from Aledo ISD, where she was the intermediate campus librarian. Before that, she taught high school English and coached various sports, including basketball and softball, for eleven years. Ashley grew up in the Texas Panhandle area and graduated with her undergraduate from West Texas A&M and attended graduate school at Sam Houston State University. Some of her hobbies include working out, reading, traveling, and spending lots of quality time with her family.

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Ms. Danielle Palmer (Data Clerk):

Mrs. Palmer has earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Jacksonville University and has been the Data Clerk at the Early Childhood School since 2013. She is honored to be joining the office team at LTHS as their Data Clerk.  Mrs. Palmer and her husband moved here with their two daughters seven years ago and are reminded every day of how thankful they are to be in such outstanding school district. She is excited to share her passion for leadership and community service with the students at Lebanon Trail. Being a volunteer at heart, Mrs. Palmer spends the majority of her free time serving in multiple volunteer roles with Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas. When she’s not volunteering you can find her either reading a book or off creating a new piece of art.

IMG_8703.jpgMs. Beth Evans (Nurse)

Beth Evans is excited to be joining Frisco ISD as the School Nurse at Lebanon Trail.  Beth has been the School Nurse at Williams High School in Plano for the past four years.  Prior to becoming a nurse, Beth had a previous career as a middle school and high school sciences teacher.  While she loved teaching and interacting with students, she felt a stronger calling to pursue her interest in the medical field and is happy to return her skills to the school setting.  She is confident that school nursing is her calling and loves to empower high school students to understand and take charge of their health.   Beth and her husband Chris have lived in Frisco for five years and have four very active children:  Libby (10), Calleigh (8), Palmer (3), and Ellie (1).  Nurse Evans has a B.S. in Biology from Stephen F. Austin State University and received her B.S. in Nursing from UT-Health Sciences Center at Houston.  In her spare time, Beth enjoys cheering on her kids at sporting events, playing  golf, attending Texas A&M football games, eating at new restaurants,  and binge-watching her favorite shows (Walking Dead and Game of Thrones to name a few).

Holli Sherman Picture.jpgMs. Holli Sherman (Front Office Staff)

Holli Sherman is excited to join the Trailblazer team as the new receptionist.  She loves meeting new people and cannot wait to meet all of the new Trailblazer families.  Holli graduated from the University of North Texas in 2000 with a degree in Communication Studies.  After graduating she worked in the financial industry as a branch manager and executive assistant for Wells Fargo Bank. Most recently, she has been a stay at home mom with her two wonderful daughters, Lily and Alexa (who are both future Trailblazers). Holli has enjoyed her time at home serving in various positions with the Shawnee Trail Elementary PTA and on the board of The Frisco Ballet. In her free time, she loves to read, travel, and watch her daughters dance.  

IMG_4978Ms. Stephanie Portwood (Principal’s Secretary)

Ms. Portwood grew up in East Texas and moved to Frisco in 2004.  She also graduated from Texarkana College with degree in Office Administration.  She stayed at home with 2 boys until they went to school. Caleb is a senior this year and Spencer is a sophomore at Heritage High School.  Ms. Portwood opened Roach Middle School in 2005 and worked there for 7 years- worked in front office (3 years) and special education department (4 years).  Most recently, she worked in Frisco ISD HR department for last 4 years and is now thrilled to now be a part of LTHS!

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Ms. Melissa Perea (Front Office Staff): 

Ms. Perea was born in Lowell, Mass. and raised in El Paso, Tx.  After graduating from Andress High School, she moved to Austin, Texas where I began my fifteen year career in the banking industry as a VP, Manager.  In 1999, she married her high school sweetheart, Giovanni.  She was fortunate enough to be able to spend the last six years at home raising three amazing children.  They just relocated here in August.  Anthony is currently a freshman at Lone Star High School, Cierra is a fifth grader and Gavin is in kindergarten at Boals Elementary.  She enjoys playing volleyball, reading, and keeping up with my kids’ hectic sports schedules.  She is eager to join the LTHS family!

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