Five New Assistant Principals Named in District 50
The Early Childhood Center, Lakeview, Springfield, Emerald, and Greenwood High School will all have new faces on their administrative teams for the 2017-2018 school year.
Jennifer Macomson will be the Assistant Principal at the Early Childhood Center next year. Macomson has worked as an elementary school teacher at Homeland Park Primary and Varennes Academy of Communications and Technology in Anderson for the last 10 years. Her last four years at Homeland Park Primary have been highlighted by successful internships with administrators at the school. Macomson obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and received her Masters of Education degree in Administration and Supervision from Southern Wesleyan University.
Anna Haynes has been named as Assistant Principal at Lakeview Elementary School. Haynes is currently completing her first year in District 50 as a 5th grade teacher at Woodfields Elementary School. Prior to working in District 50, Haynes spent 10 years in Anderson School District Five as a teacher at North Pointe Elementary and Nevitt Forest Community School of Innovation. Haynes graduated from Maryville College in 2006 and went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Administration and Supervision from Anderson University.
Michelle McCoy has accepted a position as an Assistant Principal at Springfield Elementary School. McCoy is currently the Assistant Principal at Houston Elementary in Spartanburg School District Seven, a position she has held for the last three years. During her 13 years in education, McCoy has served as an elementary school teacher, administrator, and test coordinator in Greenville and Spartanburg. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education in 2004 from Lander University. She also has received two Masters of Education degrees in Divergent Learning and Administration and Supervision from Columbia College and Southern Wesleyan University.
Jamie Blount has been named as Emerald High School’s new Assistant Principal. Blount has worked for the last five years at Southside High School in Greenville as an English teacher. Along with duties as an English teacher, Blount has also served as a mentor to new teachers in the building and was named the school’s Teacher of the Year in 2014. Blount graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education/English from USC-Upstate and a Master of Arts degree in English from Winthrop University.
Lindsey Johnson will be an Assistant Principal at Greenwood High School. During her 10 years in education, Johnson has served as a high school Spanish teacher in Greenville County Schools and Anderson School District Five. Johnson graduated from Clemson University in 2002 and has a Masters of Education Degree in Administration and Supervision from Anderson University.
“All of these assistant principals will do a tremendous job at their respective schools,” Superintendent Darrell Johnson stated. “They will have a positive impact on the students, faculty, staff, parents, and communities at their schools. I look forward to welcoming all of them to the District 50 Family as we prepare all of our students for tomorrow’s opportunities.”