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Stoneman Douglas Leader Finalist For National Principal Of The Year

Michelle Kefford
Carline Jean
Sun Sentinel
Michelle Kefford is announced as the new principal for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during a 2019 news conference. Kefford is one of three finalists for 2021 National Principal of the Year.

Principal of Marjory Stoneman Douglas is one of three finalists in the running for national principal of the year.

The principal at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland is in the running to be named top secondary principal in the United States.

Michelle Kefford is one of three finalists who will compete for the 2021 National Principal of the Year, which will be announced Oct. 21 by the National Association of Secondary School Principals in a virtual ceremony.

Kefford was named Florida’s principal of the year in March 2019, while at Charles Flanagan High School, where she was credited for improving student achievement and helping the school achieve and maintain an A grade.

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