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Dr. Carol Hill Selected as Principal of Hannah-Pamplico High School

PAMPLICO, S.C. -- Florence County School District 2 has selected Dr. Carol Hill as the Principal of Hannah-Pamplico High School. Recently retired as the Director of Florence County Adult Education, Dr. Hill has an impressive track record and a deep commitment to educational excellence, including significantly increasing the number of Adult Education graduates from 62 in 2019 to 121 in 2023.

Over her thirty-four-year career, Dr. Hill has served in various roles in education, including stints as a high school English teacher, coach, freshman academy coordinator, and principal at South Florence High School. Her leadership skills were particularly evident as the South Florence High School Freshman Academy Coordinator and Principal, where she spearheaded initiatives that significantly improved student outcomes. Under her guidance, freshman promotion rates increased from 76% to over 90%, and the four-year graduation rate rose from 58.1% to over 80%. Dr. Hill also led efforts that decreased the drop-out rate from 5.4% to 1.8%.

A professional development trainer for 16 Habits of Mind, Cognitive Coaching, and Adaptive Schools, Dr. Hill has refined her skills as a facilitator and presenter. Her exceptional leadership and ability to create a positive learning environment will benefit students and staff at Hannah-Pamplico High School.

“I am very honored to be named the Principal of Hannah-Pamplico High School,” said Dr. Carol Hill. “Hannah-Pamplico High School has built a strong community of support for its students and staff over the years, and I look forward to fostering further growth and academic excellence.” 

Dr. Hill holds a Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of South Carolina, a Master's degree in Educational Leadership from Winthrop University, and a Master's in Professional Communication from Clemson University. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor's in English from Carroll University in Waukesha, WI.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Hill as the next Principal of Hannah-Pamplico High School,” stated Dr. Neal Vincent, Superintendent of Florence County School District 2. “Dr. Hill is an accomplished educator and administrator, and her dedication to building supportive learning communities aligns with our commitment to providing an exceptional education for all students. We are confident that under Dr. Hill's transformative leadership, Hannah-Pamplico High School will continue to thrive and empower students to reach their fullest potential," stated Vincent.