Kimberly Hamilton, Principal

A 1998 graduate of Whitmire High School, Kimberly Shelton-Hamilton obtained her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from South Carolina State in 2002. She later attended Clemson where she earned a Master of Human Resource Development in 2003. In 2010, Kim earned an Ed. S. in Educational Administration from Converse College. She has served as a middle school teacher, science coach, assistant principal, and principal of Boundary Street Elementary. She also coached varsity girls' basketball and volleyball for several years. This is her sixth year as Principal at Newberry Middle.

Tiffany Chaplin, Assistant Principal

Ms. Chaplin is a native of Abbeville County and a 2001 graduate of Newberry College.  She taught special education on both the elementary and secondary level in Newberry County for 9 years. In 2010, she earned a Master's degree in Education Leadership from Nova Southeastern University and in 2011 a Master's degree in Curriculum from Grand Canyon University. Ms. Chaplin also served as an Assistant Principal in McCormick County School District - 2 years at the Middle School and 1 year at the Elementary School. This is her sixth year serving as Assistant Principal at Newberry Middle School. 

Barry Mullinax, Assistant Principal

Mr. Mullinax is a 2010 graduate of North Greenville University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education.  In 2018, he earned a Masters of Education in Educational Administration from the University of South Carolina.  Mr. Mullinax served as Director of Bands for Eastside High School in Greenville county from 2013-2017 and Performing Arts Coordinator in Laurens County School District 55 from 2017-2019.  This is his first year as Assistant Principal at Newberry Middle School.


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