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Mr. Dale Whitson

Welcome, Chapin Eagles!  My name is Dale Whitson and I will be teaching two sections of 7th grade ProTeam and two sections of 8th grade Foundations of Leadership.
The 2021-2022 school year will be my 31st year in education and my 17th year at Chapin Middle School. I received my Bachelor's degree in Physical Education from Winthrop University and my Masters in Educational Leadership and Supervision from Furman University. I taught elementary Physical Education and coached in Anderson County before moving into Administration in District 5 of Lexington and Richland Counties. I have served as an Administrative Assistant Principal at Crossroads Intermediate School, Assistant Principal at Chapin Middle School, and Administartive Assistant Principal at Nursery Road  Elementary School.
My hobbies include anything outdoors or sports-related, spending time in the mountains, reading a great book, and my favorite of all...quality time with my wonderful family.  I consider myself blessed to have the opportunity to impact the lives of young people in a positive way in the community where I live. We aRe CHAPIN!