New high school principals announced

Lincoln Public Schools on Wednesday proudly shared the new principals at two LPS high schools.

“We're pleased to announce our two newest high school principals,” said Jane Stavem, associate superintendent for Instruction at LPS.  “They are both experienced leaders in Lincoln Public Schools and are excited to assume these new roles.”

Congratulations to:

Keri Applebee
Northeast High School

Keri Applebee, who will serve as the new principal at Lincoln Northeast High School.  Applebee, currently associate principal at Lincoln Southwest High School, was previously instructional coordinator and guidance counselor at Southwest, and worked at other Nebraska school districts.  She earned her Bachelor degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, her Master’s degrees from UNL and the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and an Ed.S in Educational Leadership from Northcentral University.

Ryan Zabawa
North Star High School

Ryan Zabawa, who will serve as the new principal at Lincoln North Star High School.  Zabawa, currently principal at Park Middle School, previously served as associate principal at North Star, curriculum facilitator for Health/Physical Education, and team leader and teacher at Goodrich Middle School.  He earned his Bachelor degree from the University of Nebraska-Kearney, and his Master’s degree from Doane University.

Published: March 28, 2018, Updated: March 28, 2018