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. Recipients compete for national honors through the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) or National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP).

For eligibility requirements and a timeline of the 2023-24 Awards process, click here

View award winners since 1998 here.

Congratulations to 2024 South Carolina Principals of the Year!


Dr. Sabina Mosso-Taylor
Jackson Creek Elementary School
Richland School District 2


Karis Mazyck
Blythewood Middle School
Richland School District 2


Dr. Tracie Swilley
Fairfield Central High School
Fairfield County School District