PTA Executive Board Members


Lauren Hackworth Keith Wiggins
President Treasurer

As soon as Lauren Hackworth walked through Michell’s door in May 2011 for a teaching position interview, she knew she had found her school home. Lauren is originally from St. Louis but moved to Florida when she was three years old. She is a former Mitchell teacher of 9 years and currently is a stay-at-home mom of three sons- Mark Stephen (4th grade), Rhett (PreK3 at Branch Academy), and Thatcher (2 years old). Lauren enjoys spending time with her family and friends at the pool or beach, watching her kids play sports, and cheering for Tampa's professional sports teams. She is also a fan of the Florida Gators, and the West Virginia University Mountaineers because of her husband Jon.

Keith Wiggins is a dad to three children, Leah (3rd), Susanna (K), and Brady (1yr). A graduate of the University of Florida, Keith’s career was as a CPA until he decided to stay home with his kids. Keith enjoys spending time with his wife, Kristen and their kids, cooking, coffee, and history. 


Patricia Sapol Amanda Copeland

VP Ways and Means

VP Volunteers and Membership

Patricia is a mom of three children, including two Mitchell Bobcats, Madison (2nd grade), Zachary (3rd grade), and one proud Mitchell graduate. She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida and moved from Washington, D.C. to Tampa two years ago. She enjoys traveling, the beach, and exploring new and exciting restaurants. This is her first year as the VP, Ways and Means, and is looking forward to getting more involved with Mitchell and our community.

Amanda is a mom to 2 Mitchell bobcats, Wilder (5th grade) and Avery (4th grade). She has lived in Tampa for the last 13 years, moving from New Hampshire to enjoy the warm weather. Amanda enjoys being at Mitchell volunteering any time she can, traveling with her family and spending time with her 2 dogs. This is her second year in this role and she is looking forward to increasing involvement!
Jessica Eggleston
Recording Secretary
Jessica is a mom to one Mitchell Bobcat (Olivia - 1st grade).  She is a South Tampa native and a Vanderbilt Commodore.  Jessica spent her career in mergers and acquisitions (investment banking and management consulting).  She now enjoys spending more time at home with her family.  This is Jessica's first year on the Executive Board, and she looks forward to volunteering more of her time at Mitchell.  Jessica enjoys playing tennis, skiing, cooking, and traveling with her husband and family.


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