The guidance staff looks forward to meeting the needs of our student body. For your convenience, our staff and their duties are listed below. Please contact the student counselor for assistance with working toward a positive high school experience. Requests for meetings with teachers, or scheduling a time to meet with a counselor must be arranged with the student’s counselor. Grades 9 -12 are assigned counselors based on the first letter of their last name and are as follows:

Counselor Assignments
Start of Last Name Counselor
A-Cl Desmore Peters
Co-F Laura Chancey
G-J Deborah Wilk
K-M Megan Figarella
N-Sc Darius Jones
Se-Z Denise Norgan

Janet Robinson, our guidance secretary and community service coordinator, is able to assist you with:

    • Transcripts
    • Student records
    • Requests for makeup work when a student will miss three or more days of school with an excused absence
    • General information

Merritt Cortello, our terminal operator, is able to assist you with:

      • Student demographics
      • Registration
      • Address changes
      • General information

George Jenkins High School
6000 Lakeland Highlands Road
Lakeland, Florida 33813
(863) 648-3566
(863) 648-3573 – Fax

Nondiscrimination Statement: The School Board of Polk County, Florida, prohibits any and all forms of discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, age, homelessness, or disability or other basis prohibited by law in any of its programs, services, activities or employment. To file concerns, you may contact the Office of Equity & Compliance, Human Resource Services at 863‐534‐0513. The School Board of Polk County, Florida, Policies 1.006 and 1.011, Florida Educational Equity Act, Section 1000.05, F.S., Rule 6A‐19.000 through 6A‐19.010, FAC, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504, Americans with Disabilities Act, Vocational Guidelines, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Title IX

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