The Garth Elementary School Site Based Decision Making (SBDM) Council is pleased to announce Damon Stefanic as the school’s new principal. Stefanic is currently serving in the role of Administrative Dean at Simmons Elementary in Woodford County, where he has been since 2014. Previously he was the Assistant Principal at Painted Stone Elementary in Shelby County and also taught for six years at Georgetown Middle School.
“I am humbled and overjoyed with the opportunity to be the lead learner at Garth Elementary,” Stefanic commented. “I eagerly look forward to working with staff, students, and community members and anticipate great successes in the near future.”
Parent Jamie Curtis serves on the school council. “We feel that Mr. Stefanic brings the leadership needed to achieve academic excellence at Garth,” Curtis said.
Maurice Chappell, Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning, believes Garth’s SBDM Council selected a principal that fits the needs of the school. “Damon’s heart for students is evident as is his desire to build relationships with students, staff, and parents.”
Stefanic earned a Bachelor of Science degree from West Chester University and a Master of Arts in Instructional Leadership from Eastern Kentucky University. He and wife Stephanie have been married for nearly 11 years. They reside in Georgetown with daughters Addy Grace (6) and Brookelynn (3).