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School Board approves new STMS Principal

dr benfield ledsinger

On Monday night, Rock Hill Schools’ Board of Trustees approved administrative changes for the 2020-2021 school year as recommended by Superintendent Dr. Bill Cook.

Jamie Benfield Ledsinger, who most recently completed a four-month stint as interim principal at Northside Elementary School of the Arts, has been named principal of Saluda Trail Middle School. Her career spans 18 years, and she has taught high school English and held principalships at three schools in Union County (N.C.) Public Schools and Anson County (N.C.) School District. She holds her undergraduate and master’s degree from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and she completed her education specialist and doctorate programs at Wingate University. Her areas of study included English and secondary education, school administration and curriculum, and educational leadership.

Dr. Ledsinger begins her new duties in Rock Hill Schools on July 1.