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Benjamin Named New Principal at Greenwood High School

kb Greenwood High School will have a new face as principal next year.

Kathryn Benjamin has been named as the new Principal at Greenwood High School. Benjamin is currently the Principal at Brewer Middle School, a position she has held for the last four years. 

“I’m honored to be selected to lead a school with such a rich history,” Benjamin said. “I look forward to working with the students, staff and stakeholders at Greenwood High as we continue to build upon a tremendous tradition of excellence in academics, arts, and athletics. I’m confident that I will have a positive impact on the lives of our students and GHS Family.”

Benjamin received her Bachelor’s degree from Erskine College in History and her Masters of Education degree from Southern Wesleyan University. She also received her K-12 Administrative Certification from Western Governors University.

Benjamin’s entire educational career has been spent making a difference in the lives of District 50 students. Benjamin began her career in District 50 as a Social Studies teacher at Greenwood High School.  During her 28 years in District 50, Benjamin has served as an administrator, teacher, academic coach, and athletic coach.

Director of Secondary Education Beth Taylor said, “During her career in Greenwood 50, Mrs. Benjamin has proven to be an effective teacher leader and difference-maker for students. Greenwood High School will benefit from her innovation, enthusiasm, and leadership.”

Superintendent Steve Glenn is excited to have another excellent administrator moving into a new role in the district. 

“Mrs. Benjamin is an outstanding educator,” Dr. Glenn stated. “She has a proven track record of achieving success in our district and a real passion for all students. Her rapport with teachers and familiarity with our district is an added bonus.” 

Brewer’s Principal position has been posted.