2012 SCORE Prize Winners: Cultivating Strong Leadership (excerpts) - Page 8

CULTIVATING STRONG LEADERS As seasoned professionals, the leaders at Rose Park have passion for and commitment to education and the well-being of their students. Principal Blankenship joined Rose Park Middle School in 2012 after serving as the principal for three middle schools and as a middle school teacher. Assistant Principal Jackie Freeman came to Rose Park Middle School after five years as an assistant principal in another school and eight years as a teacher of middle school math, reading, and social studies. He has been with Rose Park for the past three years