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Administrative appointments for the 2018-2019 school year

New Administrative Appointments for the 2018-2019 school year
(pictured left to right: PHM Supt. Dr. Jerry Thacker, Seth Molnar, Jennifer Sinclair, Kristyn Martin, Josiah Parker, Christie Heerschop and PHM Board Pres. Chris Riley

The following administrative appointments for the 2018-2019 school year were approved by the Board of School Trustees at last night's Board Meeting:

  • Christie Heerschop has been appointed to the position of Principal at Mary Frank Elementary School. Christie replaces Deb Hildreth, who is retiring at the end of the 2017-2018 school year after 14 years with the district.  Christie joined the P-H-M administrative team last August when she was appointed as one of Schmucker's two Assistant Principals. Christie holds a B.S. in Elementary and Special Education from Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri and a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Indiana University at South Bend. 
  • Kristyn Martin was appointed to the position of Assistant Principal at Schmucker Middle School. Kristyn has served as the Freshman Academy Leader at Penn High School. Kristyn holds her Master’s degree from Olivet Nazarene University and is currently working on completing a second Master’s degree in Administration from Ball State University.
  • Seth Molnar was appointed to the position of Director of Alternative Education and Special Projects. Seth joined P-H-M in the fall of 2016 as the Assistant Principal at Grissom Middle School. Seth holds a Master’s Degree from both Indiana University South Bend and Walden University.
  • Jennifer Sinclair was appointed to the position of Assistant Principal at Grissom Middle School. Jennifer is currently a second grade teacher at Walt Disney Elementary and has provided leadership roles in technology, STEM, RTI, PBIS, as well as the Teacher Leadership Team at Walt Disney. Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Ball State University and is completing her MBA from IU Bloomington.
  • Josiah Parker was appointed to fill one of the open positions of Assistant Principal at Penn High School. Josiah has most recently served as the STEM Academy Leader at Penn High School. Josiah is a graduate of Ball State University.