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Seven Oaks Elementary School principal announces plans to resign at the end of the school year

For Immediate Release – April 21, 2020

 

Seven Oaks Elementary School principal announces plans to resign at the end of the school year

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Seven Oaks Elementary School Principal Gina Mays has announced her plans to resign and leave her post at the end of the current school year.

 

“I am proud of the work I've done during my 14 years in School District Five,” Mays said. “I hope that my dedication to students, staff, and families has enriched their lives and put joy in their hearts. I know that the many people I've worked with in all three of the D5 schools I served will be a part of my heart forever.”

 

Mays became principal of Seven Oaks Elementary during the 2017-2018 school year, after serving as assistant principal at Harbison West Elementary and Ballentine Elementary between 2006 and 2017. She began her career in education as a third-grade teacher in Hampton, S.C., and served as an educator in Anderson, Saluda and Newberry counties before joining School District Five. Mays has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary/Early Childhood Education from the College of Charleston and a master’s degree in Elementary Education from Lander University. She will continue to serve as principal at Seven Oaks Elementary until June 30.

 

“We appreciate all the work that Ms. Mays has done at Seven Oaks Elementary School,” School District Five Superintendent Dr. Christina Melton said. “She has done great things to grow the media magnet program and create excitement for the school's future, and we wish her the best in her future endeavors.”