Whale Branch Middle hires new principal

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The Beaufort County School Board has approved Mr. Matthew D. Hunt as Principal of Whale Branch Middle School.
Mr. Hunt has a strong eight year tenure with the Beaufort County Schools.  He began as a music teacher at Okatie Elementary School and for the last three years has served as the assistant principal at Whale Branch Middle School.
“Once again, Beaufort County Schools’ strong leadership program has prepared an exemplary assistant principal for principalship,” Superintendent Valerie Truesdale said. “Matthew Hunt has been an outstanding assistant principal at Whale Branch Middle and his promotion to principal was a natural, seamless progression.”
Mr. Hunt received his Bachelor of Music Education at the University of Michigan-Flint and completed graduate studies at Wayne State University in Detroit.  He received his Masters of Education at Armstrong Atlantic University and his Masters of Education, K-8 School Administration from the University of South Carolina.