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Jeremy Vincent is the Next Ferndale High Principal

Mr. Jeremy Vincent is Ferndale High School’s next principal. Pictured here with Ferndale High Graduate Carly Jansen.
Mr. Jeremy Vincent is Ferndale High School’s next principal. Pictured here with Ferndale High Graduate Carly Jansen.

Ferndale Schools is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeremy Vincent as Ferndale High School’s next principal. Mr. Vincent moves from his role as the school’s assistant principal, where he has served since 2015, to the principalship.

“I am pleased to have Jeremy Vincent taking over the principal role at Ferndale High School. As a long-time principal of big high schools myself, I know firsthand what a complex and demanding job it is. I have every confidence that Mr. Vincent possesses both the skills and the work ethic necessary to be successful in the role. I am also impressed by his commitment to becoming an integral part of the Ferndale community. He and his wife have chosen this place to raise and educate their own three young children,” said Superintendent Linda Quinn.

In an effort to find the most qualified and best match for Ferndale High School, an extensive search for potential candidates was conducted. The posting was sent out state-wide and included national exposure. Candidates interviewed met the characteristics outlined by Ferndale High staff. An interview team made up of certificated, classified and district staff interviewed six candidates. The team narrowed the list of candidates down and made a recommendation to the superintendent. Extensive reference checks were done on candidates, along with second level interviews with the district’s Executive Team. Mr. Vincent met the characteristics sought by FHS staff and possesses the qualification and attributes sought by our school district.

Mr. Vincent received his principal certification from Western Washington University, Master’s of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Eastern Washington University, and Bachelor’s of Arts in Education from Northwest University. He earned his National Board Certification in 2012.

Mr. Vincent will begin his new role with the district July 1, 2017.

Ferndale High School serves grades 9-12 with an approximate enrollment of 1,350 students.

Community Meet and Greet
Members of our community are invited to a meet and greet with Mr. Vincent on Monday, June 26 from 6-7:00 p.m. It
will be held in the Ferndale High School Library located at 5830 Golden Eagle Drive.

This week, the district will open the application process to fill the assistant principal position at the high school. Information may be accessed through the district employment webpage at http://ferndalesd.org/human-resources/employment/.

For more information contact:
Superintendent Linda Quinn, 360.383.9207
Executive Director for Human Resources Dr. Paul Douglas, 360.383.9206, paul.douglas@ferndalesd.org
Director of Communications Tammy Bengen, 383-9207, tammy.bengen@ferndalesd.org