Director

Hi, my name is Heather Russell.  I am a proud native to College Park and love all things 32804.   I have been working in childcare for 7 years and at St. Vincent’s Academy since 2015.  I have been married to my husband, Phil, for 21 years and we have two sons.  My son Ethan is a sophomore in high school and Jacob is in 7th grade at Pace Brantley School.  I am a pet lover with two dogs and a cat.  In my spare time I absolutely love the beach and that simple lifestyle, going to church, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

Assistant Director

Hi, my name is Tricia Rollen. I grew up in Indian Harbour Beach Florida and moved to Orlando to go to UCF. I graduated UCF with a bachelor’s in business administration and worked in my family’s business for nine years before joining St. Vincent’s Academy. It is my thirteenth year at St. Vincent’s Academy. I am currently assisting Mrs. Heather in the office but prior to this position I worked in the 2’s room for two years and then taught VPK for ten years. I have been married to my husband Jerry for seventeen years and we have three children. Our oldest, Ashley, is a junior at Bishop Moore High School, our son Jake is a freshman at Bishop Moore High School, and our youngest Trey is in seventh grade at St. Mary Magdalen. My passion is children and I feel blessed to come to work every day. When I am not at work, you can find me on a baseball field, a cheer competition, some other sporting event, kayaking or at the beach.

Pre-K Teacher

Hi! my name is Lakesha Jenkins. I have been part of the St. Vincent’s family for 18 years and have vast experience working with children of all ages. I have my CDA and some college courses I took at Seminole State. I have been married to my husband, Robert for 15 years. We have four children and a granddaughter Destiny (19), Tianna (18), Taneisha (16), and Asja (5) Brooklyn (8 months). I love spending time with my family, going to the beach, and cooking.

Pre-K Teacher

Hi, my name is Nicole Marshall. I have been a teacher at St. Vincent’s Academy for 7 years. I have had the opportunity to work with every age group and now I am currently working with VPK. I love teaching and in my free time I like to journal, check out new restaurants and read books.

Pre-K Teacher

Hi, my name is Gabriela Paiz but the kids call me Mrs. Gabby. I would be completing a year at SVA in July. I have worked in child care for almost 4 years, specifically VPK. I have my A.A degree in general studies with a couple classes of early childhood. I am going back to UCF for my bachelor’s in early childhood education. But before my career life, I’m a proud wife and mother of two girls; Juliette is 6-year-old in 1st grade and Ariela is 3 years old at SVA. I really love being part of this school and enjoy every child.

Pre-K Teacher

Hello, my name is Jamie Scibilio I’m originally from Massachusetts, my husband & I moved to Orlando 30 years ago.  I worked as a National Account Coordinator for 10 years before becoming a full time stay at home Mom and professional volunteer.  My son is a college sophomore and plays baseball.  My daughter is a high school senior and plans to attend Yale in the fall.  My Mom was a preschool teacher after raising my siblings and I, so it just seemed right to follow suit.  We are a Boston Red Sox obsessed family “2018 Damage Done”.

Three-Year-Old Teacher

Hi, my name is Sanja Lukic.  My family emigrated from Bosnia to the U.S. in 1999 and we have been in central Florida ever since.  I’ve been working in child care for 18 years – the last 13 of those years at St. Vincent’s Academy.  My husband Zoran and I have been married for 25 years and we have a 24-year-old son named Dejan.

Three-Year-Old Teacher

Hello, my name is Latoya Lee. I’ve been working with children for over ten years. I absolutely love it! They’re full of energy and honest. I enjoy every aspect of teaching. However, seeing them grow is one of my favorite things above all. I received my Staff Credentials and Director License at Orlando Technical College. I’m currently seeking an associate degree in Science. I love spending time with family, shopping, cooking, and dancing.

Three-Year-Old Teacher

Hi, my name is Bonnie Clifton-Bell.  I’m a Florida native and a ’95 graduate from UCF (go Knights!).  I’m in my 7th year working at St. Vincent’s Academy.  Prior to St. Vincent’s, I was the National Sales Project Manager at AT&T Wireless.  I’ve been married to my husband Dave for 23 years and have two children – our son Ethan is a freshman at Edgewater High School and our daughter Carly is in 5th grade at Orlando Gifted Academy.  We’ve lived in College Park for 15 years and absolutely love the people and places here that make College Park home.

Two-Year-Old Teacher

Hi, my name is Aubrey Ashby.  I am a native to College Park. I joined the St. Vincent’s team in the summer of 2016. Prior to St. Vincent’s I worked at a performing arts studio as an after-school program administrator, assigned the task of designing and teaching the performing arts curricula in singing, dance, musical instruments, and acting. I was also a volunteer dance teacher at Edgez Dance Studio.  I am currently seeking a bachelor’s in psychology with a minor in communications at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL. After graduation, I hope to continue my education to the masters or doctorate level and pursue a career in occupational therapy, developmental psychology, or family and relationship counseling. In my spare time, I love to spend quality time with my fiancé Calvin, and my family. I enjoy going to church, reading, writing, research, singing and playing guitar.

Two-Year-Old Teacher

Hi, my name is Maureen.  I have worked at SVA for 2 1/2 years, beginning in the 2016-2017 school year.  While attending college I also worked with special needs children for another year. After graduating from UCSB I went to law school and practiced for a total of 15 years in California and then in Florida.  I call Central Florida home and have lived here for the last 17 years, raising three children.  We are parishioners at Saint Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Winter Park.

Young Two-Year-Old Teacher

Hi, my name is Ashley.  I have 4 beautiful children, 2 girls and 2 boys. I love to paint and spend time with my family. I’ve been with St. Vincent’s Academy for 11yrs now and enjoy every moment.