Former Principals of the Year (1998-2018)

Secondary Principals of the Year


​2018 Luke Clamp, River Bluff High School, Lexington, SC (National Principal of the Year)
2017 Akil Ross, Chapin High School, Chapin, SC (National Principal of the Year)
2016 Martin "Dee" Christopher, Fort Mill High School, Fort Mill, SC
2015 T. Cliff Roberts, Seneca High School, Seneca, SC
2014 Kim Wilson, R.B. Stall High School, North Charleston, SC
2013 Kelvin Lemon, East Clarendon Middle/High School, Turbeville, SC
2012 Robbie Binnicker, Wren High School, Piedmont, SC
2011 Dr. Greg Owings, Spring Valley High School, Columbia, SC
2010 Lance Radford, Wade Hampton High School, Greenville, SC
2009 Lucy Beckham, Wando High School, Mt. Pleasant, SC (National Principal of the Year)
2008 William "Rut" Dingle, Sumter High School, Sumter, SC
2007 Creig Tyler, Lexington High School, Lexington, SC
2006 Dr. Kristi Woodall, Union High School, Boiling Springs, SC
2005 Dr. Allison Batten Jacques, Brookland-Cayce High School, Columbia, SC
2004 Mr. Edward R. (Reggie) Dean, Camden High School, Camden, SC
2003 Dr. Steve Wilson, Keenan High School, Columbia, SC
2002 Mr. Bernard McDaniel, Hannah-Pamplico High School, Pamplico, SC
2001 Dr. Sharon Buddin, Ridge View High School, Columbia, SC (National Principal of the Year)
2000 Mr. Allie Brooks, Wilson High School, Florence, SC
1999 Mr. Allan Whitacre, Lexington High School, Lexington, SC
1998 Mr. Charles Alex Martin, Greenville High School, Greenville, SC
 
Middle-Level Principals of the Year

​2018 Thomas Rivers, Pleasant Hill Middle School, Lexington, SC
2017 Gerald Gary, Dutch Fork Middle School, Irmo, SC
2016 William "Bill" Coon, Meadow Glen Middle School, Lexington, SC
2015 Brenda Campbell, Saluda Trail STEAM Middle School, Rock Hill, SC
2014 Michael Waiksnis, Sullivan Middle School, Rock Hill, SC 
2013 David McDonald, Indian Land Middle School, Indian Land, SC
2012 Judy Beard, Loris Middle School, Loris, SC *National Finalist*
2011 Ingrid Dukes, College Park Middle School, Ladson, SC
2010 Dr. Randall Gary, Dent Middle School, Columbia, SC
2009 Carole Ingram, Beaufort Middle School, Beaufort, SC
2008 Dr. Nancy Turner, White Knoll Middle School, Columbia, SC
2007 Janie Langley, Macedonia Middle School, Moncks Corner, SC
2006 Marisa Vickers, Hand Middle School, Columbia, SC
2005 Nancy J. Gregory, Blythewood Middle School, Blythewood, SC
2004 Barry W. Knight, Palmetto Middle School, Williamston, SC
2003 Mrs. Lillie G. Lewis, Parker Academy, Greenville, SC
2002 Mr. Robert Heath, Sullivan Middle School, Rock Hill, SC
2001 Ms. Jeanne Stiglbauer, Hand Middle School, Columbia, SC
 
Elementary Principals of the Year

​2018 Tim Carnahan, Waccamaw Intermediate School, Pawleys Island, SC
2017 Denise Barth, Catawba Trail Elementary School, Elgin, SC
2016 Sherry Cariens, Oak Grove Elementary School, Lexington, SC
2015 Claire Thompson, Lake Murray Elementary School, Chapin, SC
2014 Brenda Byrd, Bethel Elementary School, Simpsonville, SC
2013 Charles Bagwell,  Arcadia ElementarySchool, Spartanburg, SC
2012 Dr. Christina Melton, Nursery Road Elementary School, Columbia, SC
2011 Dr. Cynthia Pridgen, Woodland Heights Elementary School, Spartanburg, SC
2010 Dr. Kappy Steck, Forest Lake Elementary School, Columbia, SC
2009 Cammy Groome, Newington Elementary School, Summerville, SC
2008 Michelle Wilson, St. James-Gaillard Elementary School, Orangeburg, SC
2007 Mary Reynolds, W.B. Goodwin Elementary School, Charleston, SC
2006 Jerome Hudson, Palmetto Elementary School, Williamston, SC
2005 Charles D. Stoudenmire, Spann Elementary School, Dorchester, SC
2004 Ms. Dale B. Goff, Foster Park Elementary, Union, SC
2003 Mr. Donald Greg Wood, Wellford Elementary, Wellford, SC