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SCMHS Principal Kent Richardson retires

The Seminole County Board of Education announced last week the retirement of Seminole County Middle High School (SCMHS) Principal Kent Richardson. Friday, December 17 was Richardson’s official last day.
On his last day Richardson commented, “It has been a honor and a privilege to be a part of the Seminole County Indian family. The students, faculty, and staff will always hold a special place in my heart.”
Richardson’s tenure with the Seminole County School System began in the Fall of 2008, serving seven years as SCMHS Assistant Principal. He began his top leadership role at SCMHS in the Summer of 2015, serving four and a half years as Principal.
Seminole County School Superintendent Mark Earnest expressed, “We want to wish Mr. Kent all the best on his recent retirement. He has meant so much to so many in our school system. He told me back in November he is ready for the next chapter in his life, and he wants to spend more time with his family. He certainly deserves this time. We appreciate his service to our schools and students.”
The Seminole County Board of Education is currently taking applications for the middle/high school principal vacancy. The position is being advertised on TeachGeorgia, Southwest Georgia RESA website and the Donalsonville News. The deadline for applications to be received by the board is January 31.
The Seminole County Middle/High School council will be involved in the interview process and the board wishes to have a qualified candidate selected and in place for approved at the February board of education meeting.

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