Cannons Elementary School Principal Named

Cannons Elementary School Principal Named
Posted on 03/06/2018
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Elizabeth Phillips has been named principal of Cannons Elementary School, in Spartanburg County School District Three, effective July 1, 2018.  Phillips will be stepping in to fill the position of Karen Grimm, who is retiring at the end of the school year. 

A graduate of Wofford College, Phillips earned her bachelor’s degree in Education; In 2007 she completed her Master of Education from Converse College.  Phillips has certifications in English/Secondary Education, School Administration and Supervision, and Gifted and Talented.

Phillips comes to Cannons after serving as assistant principal in Spartanburg School District Seven at E.P. Todd Elementary School.  Previously, she served as assistant principal at Woodland Heights Elementary School and taught seventh grade English language arts at Fairforest Middle School. 

"I am thrilled to become the new Principal of Cannons Elementary School. I look forward to building strong relationships with the phenomenal faculty and staff, students, families and community members of Spartanburg School District Three. It is truly an honor to be given the opportunity to build upon the tradition of excellence at Cannons Elementary School," stated Phillips. 

Phillips has served as a Board member for The Hope Center for Children for six years and served as the head of programs for five years.  She is also a member of the South Carolina Association of School Administrators.

Kenny Blackwood, superintendent for the District, commented, “Throughout her career, Mrs. Phillips has been recognized for her passion and dedication to her students and their families.  We look forward to her leading Cannons Elementary School to prominence in our district and state.” 

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