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A picture drawn by a student from Osceola Elementary sits on at Principal Jody Moorhead's desk Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at Lake Trafford Elementary in Immokalee, Fla. Monday marked the first day of school for Collier County students. Coincidentally it was also the first day for Principal Jody Moorhead who readily admitted her nervousness evidenced by her night's rest, 'I was waking up every hour on the hour,' Moorhead said. The new principal brings with her 24 years experience as an educator and most recently 11 years as principal at Osceola Elementary in Naples. 'There was a packet of goodbye letters and saw one of me with high heels onâI was known at Osceola to be wearing heels because of the way I sounded walking in the halls. It's amazing what students associate you with, what they pick up.' Moorhead comes from family of educators. Her father, William 'Gus' Moorehead, was a principal and all three of her other siblings ended up becoming principals too. Her mother, Mary Margaret, was an english and journalism teacher for 38 years at South Ripley High School in Versailles, Ind. that Gus principled at.

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A picture drawn by a student from Osceola Elementary sits on at Principal Jody Moorhead's desk Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at Lake Trafford Elementary in Immokalee, Fla. Monday marked the first day of school for Collier County students. Coincidentally it was also the first day for Principal Jody Moorhead who readily admitted her nervousness evidenced by her night's rest, "I was waking up every hour on the hour," Moorhead said. The new principal brings with her 24 years experience as an educator and most recently 11 years as principal at Osceola Elementary in Naples. "There was a packet of goodbye letters and saw one of me with high heels onâI was known at Osceola to be wearing heels because of the way I sounded walking in the halls. It's amazing what students associate you with, what they pick up." Moorhead comes from family of educators. Her father, William "Gus" Moorehead, was a principal and all three of her other siblings ended up becoming principals too. Her mother, Mary Margaret, was an english and journalism teacher for 38 years at South Ripley High School in Versailles, Ind. that Gus principled at.

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