STATEMENT FROM RSC SCHOOL COUNCIL PRESIDENT MALCOLM HILLS

JULIE KENNEDY ANNOUNCED AS OUR NEW COLLEGE PRINCIPAL

School Council is very pleased to announce that Julie Kennedy has accepted the position as our new College Principal.

Following the retirement announcement of Glenn Fankhauser, a search began for our new Principal. A Principal Selection Panel was formed consisting of School Council members as well as Staff and Department members. Following a process of review, interviews and consultation, the Principal Selection Panel presented an excellent candidate to an Extraordinary Meeting of School Council whom unanimously approved the recommendation. Julie was offered the job yesterday and she accepted it with delight on the spot. Julie’s appointment will be a the provisional for the next 14 days and after due process will be a confirmed appointment.

Julie has been our Acting Principal during 2016 and has been at RSC for the past six years as Assistant Principal. Prior to RSC, Julie held various leadership positions at Box Hill High School including Assistant Principal, Principal Intern, Curriculum Co-Ordinator and Sport & PE Co-Ordinator. Julie holds a Bachelor of Education (Post Primary Physical Education with Distinction) as well as a Master in School Leadership.

On behalf of School Council and the school community, we congratulate Julie on her appointment and we look forward to working with her from 2017 and beyond.

Malcolm Hills
RSC Council President