PrincipalPrincipal: Michael Young

Mr. Young began teaching at Lecanto High School, Citrus County, Florida in 1991. In 1999, he became a Guidance Counselor at Sleepy Hill Middle School in Lakeland. He was the Assistant Principal for Curriculum at Mulberry Middle from 2005 until appointed Principal the summer of 2008. In the summer of 2015, he was named the Principal of Mulberry High School. Mr. Young holds a B.A. degree from Southeastern University in English Education and M.Ed. degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi in School Counseling and the University of South Florida in Educational Leadership.

AP CurrAssistant Principal, Curriculum: Dr. LaSabra Patterson

LaSabra Warner Patterson is proud to be a product of the Polk County School system, having attended all Mulberry area schools and graduating from Mulberry High School in 1992.

Dr. Patterson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a concentration in Writing from the Florida State University (1996) and a Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University (2007), and a Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership from National Louis University (2015).

Dr. Patterson currently serves as an assistant principal at Mulberry High School. She holds teacher certification in the areas of Educational Leadership-All Levels, English grades 6-12, and is ESOL endorsed. She has taught English and Reading in all grade levels 9 through 12, and served as teacher and coordinator for the Minority Achievement Program for Students (MAPS), as well as a student and teacher mentor. She previously coached volleyball and bowling, as well as served as Dean of Students, English Department Chair, Senior Class Sponsor, Volunteer Coordinator, and administrator in all grades pre-kindergarten through twelve.

AP AdmnAssistant Principal, Administration: Lori Leverett

The 2014-2015 school year will be Ms. Leverett's 31st year at Mulberry High School. She has served as the Assistant Principal of Administration since 2000. She previously served the MHS community for 12 years as a teacher and 5 years as the Dean of Students. Ms. Leverett holds a Masters in Education from the University of South Florida.

Assistant Principal 2: Amy Lashkajani

Assistant Principal 2: Gian Monacelli


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