The Bryan County Board of Education on Thursday honored 16 retirees and approved Dawn Hadley to be transferred to principal of Bryan County High School.
Bryan County Schools Superintendent John Oliver told the BoE during its regular meeting at G.W. Carver Elementary School that the retirees would be leaving behind a great deal of experience.
“Collectively, these employees have been in Bryan County for almost 300 years,” Oliver said.
Five of those years belong to Harold Roach, the former principal at Bryan County High School who retired at the end of this school year. Roach’s departure led Oliver to recommend Hadley, current assistant principal at Richmond Hill High School, to transition over to BCHS.
“She was one of the assistant principals who was really ready to move into a principalship, and in most cases, it’s easier to move into a principalship where you haven’t been an assistant principal,” Oliver said.
Oliver noted that Hadley’s experience in the educational system is what stood out most.
Read more in the May 28 edition of the News.