Southridge High School has a new assistant principal as last night the Southwest Dubois School Board recognized the current Southridge business teacher and girls basketball coach Greg Werner as the school’s new assistant principal after this school year ends.
Werner has been a business education teacher for 21 years and has spent the last 12 at Southridge. Before coming to the Huntingburg school, Werner taught at Washington Catholic High School for 7 years and Greensburg 2 years.
In 2002 Werner earned his administrative license while at Washington Catholic.
He is a graduate of Northeast Dubois and attended Oakland City University where he graduated with a bachelors degree in Education.
While leading the Lady Raider’s program Werner amazed a record of 192 wins and 77 losses in 12 years. His overall record is 196 and 172 capturing 3 sectionals titles and 1 regional championship.
Werner states that he looks forward to joining and working with new Southridge Principal Chad Sickbert.
He also described that from his experience as an educator that he understands the role of the teacher and how it differs from an administrator’s position.
Werner elaborates on what he would like to see when he takes on his new role as assistant principal.
Werner adds that it is his goal to attempt to work with teachers and staff as well to relate to students and help keep their behavior in a positive mindset so they are able to experience a supportive learning environment from faculty and administrators. He will start in his new role effective July 1st of this year.
STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
Also last night the Southwest Dubois School Board recognized the corporation’s Student’s of the Month.
They include Holland Elementary 4th grader Kayden Harger, Huntingburg Elementary 5th grader Parker Rehms, 7th grader Katerin Alegria-Gomez from Southridge Middle School, and Southridge senior Brittany Tretter.