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Upper School Principal

dsthompson@shannonforest.com

Education
2012 UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX; Phoenix, AZ, Master of Arts in Teaching with a concentration in Secondary Education

2005 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA; Columbia, SC, Bachelor of Arts in History

Professional Experience
2012 - Present SHANNON FOREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL; Greenville, SC; Upper School Principal, Varsity Boys Basketball Head Coach
2010 - 2012 AFTER SCHOOL PLUS; Mauldin, SC, Middle School Teacher, All subjects
2007 - 2009 MARY INSTITUTE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL; St. Louis, MO, Middle School Basketball Head Coach

2003 - 2007 COVENANT CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL; Columbia, SC, Upper School History Teacher, JV, Varsity Boys and Girls Basketball Head Coach, Athletic Director

Certifications

2012 South Carolina Teaching Certification, Social Studies Grades 7-12

Personal Information
Marital Status; Married to Sarah
Church Affiliation: Grace Church Downtown Campus in Greenville, SC
Hobbies/Interests: Coaching basketball at Shannon Forest, spending time with my wife, twin toddlers and two dogs, watching movies and New York Yankee baseball
Favorite Bible Verse; Isaiah 40:31 - “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”