SC Principals of the Year

Three outstanding South Carolina principals each year -- one each at the elementary, middle, and high school level -- are selected for this honor. Recipents compte for national honors through the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) or National Association of Elementary School Principals(NAESP).

For elgibility requirements and a timeline of the 2016-2017 Awards process, click here. 

Congratulations to 2017 South Carolina Principals of the Year!


Mrs. Denise Barth
Catawba Trail Elementary School
Richland School District 2


Dr. Gerald Gary
Dutch Fork Middle School
Lexington-Richland School District 5

Dr. Akil Ross
Chapin High School
Lexington-Richland School District 5