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 elgibility requirements and a timeline of the 2019-20 Awards process, click here

Congratulations to 2020 South Carolina Principals of the Year!


Jessica Patterson
Chastain Road Elementary School
Pickens County School District


Robin Coletrain
W.A. Perry Middle School
Richland School District 1

Sonya Bryant
Batesburg-Leesville High School
Lexington School District 3