Dr. LaShonda Short currently serves as Assistant Principal at Hattiesburg High School. She has 18 years of educational experience.
Dr. Short has served in several roles in the Hattiesburg Public School: teacher, track coach, behavioral specialist, counselor, and assistant principal.
“As a third-generation educator in Hattiesburg Public Schools, I am sincerely honored and humbled to serve as an educator following in the footsteps of Mildred Short (mother) and Willie B. Miller (grandmother). It is with great pride that I walk in the path of the legacy these ladies set forth for me to follow,” recalled Dr. Short.
Short is a graduate of Hattiesburg High School class of 1998. She graduated from The Jackson State University with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Social Worker in 2002. She also earned a Master's in Social Worker at The University of Southern Mississippi in 2007. Short earned her Specialist degree and doctorate from William Carey University in Educational Leadership. Short is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
“I am grateful to have the opportunity to serve as a leader at Hattiesburg High School. It is my goal to make a positive impact on all students, parents, and the community of Hattiesburg,” shared Short.