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Hickman named Hartsville Middle School principal

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DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The Darlington County School District announced Brian Hickman as principal of Hartsville Middle School on Monday June 15, 2015, according to a news release from Darlington County School District.

“I have the highest regard for Mr. Hickman's knowledge and abilities,” commented Dr. Eddie Ingram, district superintendent for Darlington County Schools. “Mr. Hickman possesses strong people skills and leadership ability, and has served Hartsville Middle School for several years as an assistant principal. I am confident he will do a fine job.”

During Hickman's first year of teaching at Brockington Elementary School in Darlington he was chosen as the Darlington County School District's Outstanding First Year Teacher; Hickman taught fifth grade math and science and served as the school's Lead Mentor Teacher there, according to Audrey Childers, Public Information Officer of Darlington County School District.

Hickman graduated Magna Cum Laude from Francis Marion University in Florence where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. He also holds a Master of Education degree in school administration he received from Cambridge College in 2008.

Meredith Taylor, the former principal of Hartsville Middle School, has been appointed as the Director of Teacher Quality for the school district, the release states.

“I am very excited about this opportunity,” said Hickman. “Hartsville Middle School has an amazing staff and students. Thanks to Mrs. Taylor's leadership and dedication, our school has made great progress, and I look forward to working with everyone involved to continue the progress.”

For more information about Darlington County School District, visit their website at http://www.darlington.k12.sc.us/ or follow them on Facebook.

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