Elizabeth Phillips has been named employee of the year among non-instructional personnel at Gulf.

Mrs. Phillips is the Student System Data Entry Operator. She started at Gulf in October 1999. Before then she was an ESE paraprofessional at Gulfside Elementary School.

Mrs. Phillips is originally from Fort Lee, New Jersey. She moved to Florida in 1976.

She is married to Charles Phillips. They have two daughters, Suzanne, who is a Gulf graduate, and Charlene, who is currently a student at Gulf.

Mrs. Phillips is a past president of the Cotee River Lions Club and she founded the Gulf High School Leo Club, which is affiliated with the Lions Club.

She says her hobbies include swimming, fishing, boating, and hunting. Mrs. Phillips was a Girl Scout leader for 18 years.

Employees in the Pasco County schools who are not faculty members are called School-Related Personnel (SRP).