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November 10, 2009

Principal Receives State Award

Dr. Cynthia Pridgen, principal of Woodland Heights Elementary, was voted the 2009 South Carolina Elementary Principal of the Year by the SC Art Educator’s Association.  Dr. Pridgen recently received her award at the Arts Conference at Myrtle Beach. Dr. Mary Lou Hightower, vice-chair of the District Six School Board, was there to offer her support. Woodland Heights has the distinct honor of being named an Arts In Basic Curriculum Site. Mary Lou Hightower, vice-chair of the District Six School Board, was there to offer her support. Woodland Heights has the distinct honor of being named an Arts In Basic Curriculum Site. The grant allows arts enrichment through arts integration and artists-in-residence. Dr. Pridgen has been instrumental in writing grants to maintain ABC status and she is a strong advocate of the arts.

 
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