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Kemper Named Principal at Eastern

Corrie Kemper is the new Principal of Eastern Elementary School.  Kemper has served as school’s Dean of Students for three years.  Before taking the position of dean, she taught Special Education at Eastern for nine years. 

As Dean of Students, Kemper focused a lot on curriculum and will continue to be an instructional leader at the high-performing school.  “All decisions at Eastern are based solely on what is best for kids,” Kemper stated.  "That is why we are here and I look forward to continuing this tradition at Eastern.  As a staff, we will continue to develop strong relationships with our students.”  Enrollment at Eastern is approximately 500 with about 50 teachers and staff members employed at the school.     

Alicia White is a Special Education teacher at Eastern and has worked closely with Kemper for the past 13 years. “Corrie has a growth mindset with a vision for continuous improvement. She is an analytical thinker and quickly identifies trends in data to drive instruction and meet student needs.” White stated.  “Corrie is willing to go above and beyond, whether standing outside alongside her staff in freezing temperatures during drop-off or pulling weeds to beautify our school grounds. Our students and staff will thrive under her leadership.”

Kemper graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1999 with a degree in Elementary and Special Education.  She earned a Masters in Administration from Eastern Kentucky University and is a Nationally Board Certified Teacher.  She and husband PT have been married for 18 years and live in Georgetown with their three daughters. 

Kemper replaces beloved Principal Ed Denney who retired after 30 years as a teacher and administrator in Scott County.  Congratulate Principal Kemper at the Eastern Elementary School Open House and Orientation scheduled for August 9, 2016 from 4-6:00pm.  PTA will provide refreshments in the cafeteria so mark your calendars now!

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