New superintendent named by Sumter School Board of Trustees

New superintendent named by Sumter School Board of Trustees

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Dr. Penelope Martin-Knox has been selected by the Sumter School Board of Trustees as the district’s new superintendent.

Penelope E. Martin-Knox
Penelope E. Martin-Knox

Dr. Martin-Knox currently serves as the Chief of School Climate and Safety with Baltimore County Public Schools. She was one of three finalist selected by the board.

"She has been a major contributor to a major school district in this country at various levels, and by all accounts has been an achiever,” Chairman of the Board Ralph W. Canty, Sr said. “She believes that she can contribute to getting us to a new level.”

Dr. Martin-Knox assumes her duties as the new superintendent on July 1st.

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