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Two principals in the Muscogee County School District are retiring

Blanchard Elementary School principal Dawn Grantham (left) and Veterans Memorial Middle School principal Melanie Knight are retiring in the coming months, according to the agenda for Monday evening’s Muscogee County School Board work session.
Blanchard Elementary School principal Dawn Grantham (left) and Veterans Memorial Middle School principal Melanie Knight are retiring in the coming months, according to the agenda for Monday evening’s Muscogee County School Board work session. Muscogee County School District

Two principals in the Muscogee County School District are retiring, according to the agenda for Monday evening’s Muscogee County School Board work session.

On the MCSD administration’s monthly personnel report to the board, Veterans Memorial Middle School principal Melanie Knight is listed as retiring in April and Blanchard Elementary School principal Dawn Grantham is listed as retiring in June.

Neither of the principals nor superintendent David Lewis were reached before deadline to comment about the pending retirements.

Mark Rice, 706-341-2577, @MarkRiceLE.

Ledger-Enquirer staff writer Mark Rice covers education and other issues related to youth. He also writes feature stories about any compelling topic. He has been reporting in Columbus and the Chattahoochee Valley for more than a quarter-century. He welcomes your local news tips and questions.


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