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									   Contact: Mary Beth Hill, Director, School/Community Relations
            Telephone (803) 951-8354, Fax 808-1477, Mobile 609-1955

   NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
   Wednesday, July 11, 2007

   Lexington One announces new GHS administrators

   LEXINGTON — Today Superintendent Karen Woodward announced the
   promotion of E. Ann O’Cain to principal and Matt Warren to assistant
   principal at Gilbert High School and the transfer of Daniel D. Powell Jr. to
   White Knoll Middle School.

   E. Ann O’Cain

   O’Cain replaces Paul Shealy, who retired at the end of June. She served as
   assistant principal at Gilbert High School for the last three years.

   O’Cain has 14 years of education experience and began her education career
   in 1993 as a teacher and coach at JB Beck Middle School in Georgetown. She
   moved to Georgetown High School in 1999 as administrative assistant for
   summer school and served as teacher for learning disabled children during
   the regular school year. She moved to Camden Middle School in 2000 to
   teach and moved to Lugoff-Elgin Middle in 2003 to teach and coach. In 2004
   she joined Lexington One as assistant principal at Gilbert High School.

   O’Cain is a member of Lexington One’s Curriculum Frameworks Committee,
   site coordinator of High Schools That Work, the South Carolina Association of
   School Administrators, Association for Supervision and Curriculum
   Development, S.C. Staff Development Council, SACS Team Evaluator, S.C.
   Association for Career and Technical Education, Comprehensive Health
   Education Advisory Committee and S.C. Middle School Association. She is
   also ADEPT/TEAM evaluator certified.

   She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina
   Coastal Carolina and her master’s degree from the University of South
   Carolina.



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Matthew E. Warren

Warren joins Gilbert High School as assistant principal from White Knoll
Middle where he served as an administrator. Before that he worked at White
Knoll High.

He has three years of educational experience and began his teaching career
teaching in the BEST program and coaching at White Knoll High School.

Warren has a bachelor’s degree from Presbyterian College and finishes a
master’s degree from the University of South Carolina this summer.



Daniel D. Powell Jr.

Powell joins White Knoll Middle as assistant principal from Gilbert High
School. Powell’s served as assistant principal at Gilbert High School for the
past four years.

He has 19 years of education experience and began his career teaching
chemistry and physics at Pamplico High School in 1988.

He moved to Batesburg-Leesville High School in 1993 where he also
coached.

In 2001 he moved to White Knoll High, when it opened, as both an
administrator and coach.

In 2003, he moved to the position of assistant principal at Gilbert High
School.

Powell has a bachelor’s degree from The Citadel and a master’s degree and
educational specialist degree from the University of South Carolina.



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