MEREDITH — Two new principals were named by the Inter-Lakes School Board Wednesday.
Jennifer Wrath was chosen as principal of Inter-Lakes Elementary School, and Jeremy Hillger will be the next principal at Sandwich Central School.
• Wrath is a 15-year veteran educator who began her career in 2001 at Bow Memorial School. She then moved in 2008 to Thornton Central School as a language arts teacher and curriculum coordinator. She has also served as a school board member and school board chairman of the Ashland School District.
She earned a bachelor of science degree in childhood studies at Plymouth State College and her master of science degree in curriculum and instruction and K-8 principal at Plymouth State University.
Wrath is one of two finalists forwarded to the Inter-Lakes School Board by the principal search committee. The board interviewed both candidates Monday then unanimously endorsed Wrath to be the new educational leader at Inter-Lakes Elementary School.
Inter-Lakes Elementary School in Meredith has 349 students in grades pre-K to 4 in 17 classrooms.
Wrath will begin the transition to the new position through the rest of this year and officially begin as principal on July 1.
• Hillger is an 18-year veteran educator who has been teaching 6th grade at Sandwich Central School since 2011. He began his career in 1998 at the Strong Wings Adventure School in Nantucket, Massachsetts. He moved in 1999 to the Lakes Region to begin his career in the Inter-Lakes School District at the Inter-Lakes Middle Tier.
He earned a bachelor of science degree in childhood studies at Plymouth State College and is currently finishing his master's of education in educational leadership at Southern New Hampshire University.
Hillger was the sole nominee of the principal search committee and was enthusiastically endorsed by the Inter-Lakes School Board to be the new educational leader at Sandwich Central School. The school has 79 students in kindergarten through sixth grade in four multi-age classrooms.
Hillger will begin transitioning to his new position through the rest of this year and will officially begin as principal on July 1.
– Ginger Kozlowski
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