About Ms. Herkel


Jill Herkel is originally from upstate NY.  She attended the Florida School of the Arts where she received a degree in Vocal Performance and Jacksonville University where she earned her BFA in Music Theatre.  She has performed, directed, and designed hundreds of shows.  She is in her 27th year of teaching!  She is proud to be teaching in St. Johns County home of her Alma mater, St. Augustine High School. Go Jackets!

Jill has an amazing tuxedo cat named Cozzie!

She loves football and is a proud Jacksonville Jaguar Season Ticket Holder. She also loves fishing, and playing guitar and singing in her church’s praise band; “Catalyst” Her latest goal is to learn to play her new Ukulele!

Ms. Herkel was incredibly proud to be the 2019-2020 LPA Teacher of the Year!