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Riverdale Principal Named Region 1 High School Principal of the Year

Riverdale High School Principal Denise Carpenter is into the state competition for  Principal of the Year after making it through regional review.

Carpenter was selected last month by other principals within the system to represent Jefferson Parish in the annual recognition.

“Ms. Carpenter is an outstanding example of what public education can achieve,” said JPPSS Acting Superintendent Dr. James Meza.  “Ms. Carpenter has students focused on learning by using talented faculty and involving parents to support academic excellence.”

Carpenter will now prepare for the state selection process. Congratulations to Ms. Carpenter.