Biotechnology Academies


Industrial Biotechnology Academy

Lake Gibson High School


Lead Teacher:  Kevin Hegarty
Phone:  (863) 853-6100
Fax:  (863) 853-6108

7007 N. Socrum Loop Road
Lakeland, FL  33809

This is an academy in which students learn basic research skills leading to careers in the fields of medicine, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, industy, agriculture, environmental and forensic sciences.


SHARK Pre-Academies

Lake Gibson Middle School


Lead Teacher:  Melinda Baine
Phone:  (863) 853-6151
Fax:  (863) 853-6171

6901 N. Socrum Loop Rd.
Lakeland, FL  33809

The SHARK Pre-Academy is the culmination of ten exciting tracks; Agricultural Science, Pre-Biotechnology, Culinary Arts, Business, Media Design, Power, Fine Arts. These tracks provide middle school students with real-world exposure to career specific curriculum through electives.