Department of Defense Education Activity

Ms. Shana D. Seawright - Bahrain MHS Principal

Ms. Shana Seawright is a native of Easley, South Carolina. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Secondary Education History and Geography from Clemson University in Clemson, SC. She went on to further her education at Cambridge College in Boston, MA and received a Master of Arts Degree in Education Administration and a Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Ms. Seawright’s career began as a Social Studies teacher in the Orangeburg Consolidated School District Three in Holly Hill, South Carolina. Upon the completion of her master’s degree, she began her administrative career in Bamberg School District One as the Assistant Principal of Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School and later moved to Bamberg Ehrhardt Middle School.

Ms. Seawright is completing her 11th year in DoDEA. She transitioned from public school to DoDEA as an Assistant Principal at Ernest J. King Middle/High School in Sasebo, Japan. Four years later, Ms. Seawright was selected to the administrative team at Zama American High School on Camp Zama Army Base where she completed four “Zamazing” years as the Assistant Principal. In 2016, she moved to Rota, Spain as the middle/high school assistant principal. She is excited to continue her work in the Europe South District as the new Principal of Bahrain Middle/High School.

Ms. Seawright believes in the mission of DoDEA to educate, engage, and empower all students to succeed in a dynamic world. She is focused on student-centered instruction and building community through collaborative partnerships, while preparing our students to be college and career ready.

Ms. Seawright is eager to continue her work with military-connected and international students and their families overseas. She is excited to become a part of the Bahrain Middle/High School team and the NSA Bahrain community.

Ms. Shana D. Seawright

Bahrain MHS Principal

Official Bio

Phone: 973-1772-7828
Phone: 318-742-3300
Fax: 973-1772-8583
Int'l: Bahrain School P.O. Box 934 Manama Bahrain
Military: Bahrain Schools, PSC 851 Box 690
FPO , AE 09834-0007

Physical Address

Al Ghurafaiyah Building 540 Area 342 Road 4225 Juffair Bahrain

Bernadine "Bernie" Camuso - Bahrain MHS Assistant Principal

A native New Yorker, Mrs. Camuso earned a Professional Diploma in Administration and Supervision at St. John’s University, a Master of Arts degree in Teaching with a concentration in History, and Bachelor of Arts dual degree in Philosophy and Sociology at Fordham University. 

Mrs. Camuso has built a career advocating for students and staff members to meet the DoDEA mission of educating, engaging, and empowering all students to succeed in a dynamic world.

Mrs. Camuso began her education career in Catholic Schools throughout the continental United States and Hawaii. She then moved to Sigonella, Italy as a middle school social studies teacher and elementary school assistant principal.  After leaving Sigonella, Mrs. Camuso served as the Assistant Principal at Vicenza and Lejeune High Schools and, most recently, has spent the last four years as a teacher at Bahrain MHS honoring the same mission.

She looks forward to the opportunity to collaborate with students, faculty, sponsors, family and community members to foster a strong network of support for the students at Bahrain School. She is excited to work in partnership with all stakeholders to ensure that all students have opportunities to meet and exceed the College, Career, and Civic Ready Standards. Dr. Howard-Brahaney noted “Mrs. Camuso is a strong educator, her knowledge and experience teaching will serve her well as an instructional leader at Bahrain.”

Mrs. Camuso’s family is steeped in military service. She is the daughter of Coast Guard Chief Ben Gupit; she is married to U.S. Navy Captain (RET) John W. Camuso;  and is the very proud mom of DoDEA graduates and U.S. Navy officers, LT John B. Camuso, LTJG Alexis Camuso and soon to be Midshipman Joseph Camuso, who will begin his studies at the U.S. Naval Academy in July 2021.

Bernadine "Bernie" Camuso

Bahrain MHS Assistant Principal

Phone: x5093