A concept image of the learning stair feature inside the new Quesnel Junior School. (CHP Architects Photo)

Quesnel School District announces principal, vice-principal appointments

Joelle Withey has been appointed to the position of vice-principal at QJSS

School District 28 announced a pair of principal appointments Thursday at Quesnel Junior Secondary School and at Kersley Elementary School.

Joelle Withey has been appointed to the position of vice-principal at QJSS.

Withey, who holds a masters of education in counselling, has served as the principal of Kersley Elementary School since 2018 and previous to that worked within the Prince George School District as a vice-principal as well as in a number of teaching capacities.

Withey will be replacing Trish Simpson, who was appointed principal of QJSS.

READ MORE: School District 28 board announces balanced, preliminary operating budget for 2020/21

At Kersley Elementary School, Nancy Danuser has been appointed to the position of principal.

Danuser, who holds a masters of education in special education degree, has served as the vice-principal of Lakeview Elementary School since 2019 and previously worked within the Stikene School District as principal, vice-principal and a teacher.

Danuser also worked as a teacher in the Coast Mountains School District and overseas in Japan.

Danuser will be replacing Withey, who has been appointed vice-principal at QJSS.


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