Media Release: Ten Schools to Have New Principals for the 2017-2018 School Year

WEST PALM BEACH- When school opens on August 14 for the 2017-2018 school year, students at ten schools throughout the District will be welcomed by new principals.

The schools with new principals are:

  • Boynton Beach High School: Guarn Sims
  • Forest Hill Elementary School: Scott McNichols
  • Freedom Shores Elementary School: Dan Smith
  • Jeaga Middle School: Anthony Allen
  • Jerry Thomas Elementary School: Jeff Eassa
  • Jupiter Elementary School: Patricia Trejo
  • Lake Worth High School: Elvis Epps
  • Turning Points Academy: Kevin Gatlin
  • Woodlands Middle School: Enrique Vela
  • West Riviera Elementary School: Robin Brown

The 2017-2018 school year will be Scott McNichols’ first year as a principal. He previously served as assistant principal of Barton Elementary School for the past five years. His wife, Deborah is an assistant principal at Jupiter Elementary School.

“Forest Hill Elementary has seen real improvements in student success while bringing impactful initiatives to the community,” McNichols said. “I hope to build upon those successes and continue to provide strong leadership that will keep our school moving in the right direction.”