High School Administration

High School Administration

Principal Kevin McKiernan

North Hills High School Principal Kevin McKiernan joined North Hills in 2019 from the West Allegheny School District where he served as principal of West Allegheny High School from 2017 to 2019. Prior to, he was West Allegheny High School’s academic principal from 2015 to 2017 and the assistant principal from 2009 to 2015.

During his time at West Allegheny, McKiernan was instrumental in leading significant academic reform to ensure every graduate is prepared for a career and/or college, and has a viable post-secondary plan. He also increased student access to and success in Advanced Placement courses and expanded academic opportunities through dual college enrollment and assess to Parkway West Career and Technology.

Before West Allegheny, McKiernan worked as a social studies teacher at Northgate Middle/Senior High School from 2003 to 2009. During his time at Northgate, he was the head varsity boys’ basketball coach and twice named WPIAL AA Section 4 Coach of the Year

McKiernan received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Washington and Jefferson College and Master of Education in School Administration and K-12 Principal Certification from California University of Pennsylvania.

He lives in Ross Township with his wife, Lauren, and their three children, 11-year-old twins Keelin and Finnegan, and 9-year-old Brigid.

He replaces Dr. Beth Williams who was promoted to North Hills School District Assistant Superintendent.

Kevin McKiernan, Principal
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Christina Kubala, Secretary
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Assistant Principal Hanna Mincemoyer

(Last Names A-L)
North Hills High School Assistant Principal Hanna Mincemoyer joined the North Hills School District in 2019 from Sewickley Academy where she taught honors algebra and geometry and served as House Cavalier Dean. Prior to, she taught mathematics in the Seneca Valley School District.

Ms. Mincemoyer grew up on a small farm near State College, Pennsylvania.

She attended the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State for her undergraduate studies and completed her Master’s degree at the University of Pittsburgh in Administrative and Policy Studies.

She has her K-12 Principal Certification and is a Google Certified Educator Level 1.

In high school, Mincemoyer played soccer and stayed involved in the sport as an assistant girls’ soccer coach at Sewickley Academy. 

Currently, she resides in Wexford with her cat Charlie.
Hanna Mincemoyer, Assistant Principal (A-L)
Ms. Ashley Deuerling, Secretary

Assistant Principal John Lesjack

(Last Names M-Z)

North Hills High School Assistant Principal John Lesjack joined North Hills in 2019 from the Brookville Area School District where he spent the previous three years as assistant principal of the district’s four buildings.

Primarily assigned to the junior/senior high school at Brookville, Lesjack consistently developed strategies and implemented programs to significantly reduce student disciplinary issues and assist students struggling academically.

Prior to Brookville Area, Lesjack taught world history at Butler Area Intermediate High School.

Lesjack was born and raised in western Pennsylvania.

He received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Kenyon College in Ohio and later attended University of Pittsburgh where he received his Master of Arts in Teaching.

Following Pitt, he attended Edinboro University where he received his Master of Educational Leadership and K-12 Principal Certification.

Lesjack and his wife live in Butler.
John Lesjack, Assistant Principal (M-Z)
Mrs. Trudy Lehmeier, Secretary
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