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Sloan to lead Lebanon High

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Myra Sloan By TOMMY BRYANThe Wilson PostCareer educator Myra Sloan brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to her new position as principal at Lebanon High.An assistant principal at LHS for the past six years, Sloan was introduced to the faculty Saturday as the replacement for interim principal Nancy Ash, who took a Central Office post as Testing and Accountability Supervisor after two years at the helm."I couldn't be more excited, but I know I've got some big shoes to fill," Sloan said, "We have a great team in place here at Lebanon High, I'd put our faculty up against any other school in the state."Sloan indicated she would move quickly to fill two administrative vacancies at LHS. "We have conferences to attend over the summer and there's a lot of work to get done before the students return," she said, "it's important to get the administrative team together."A native of White County, Sloan earned undergraduate and post graduate degrees at Tennessee Tech University as well as her Ed.S. She worked as a classroom teacher for 19 years in White County before moving to Lebanon in 1994.She taught special education at LHS before moving into administration under former principal Don Hassler.She is married to engineer / contractor John Sloan and is the mother of two grown daughters Jane Keith Edmonds and Hayley Edmonds."I want the community to know we have an open door policy at Lebanon High," Sloan said, "I want our students to enjoy a wonderful learning experience while they are here, a safe place that will inspire them to continue learning after they leave us."This job isn't about me, it's about the students. We're all parts of the puzzle, the parents, students, faculty, school nurse, office staff, bus drivers, custodians and the community at large. I'm prepared to give this job everything I've got."
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