Merry Glenne Piccolino
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Mike Rosier
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For Immediate Release
Proven Leader, Experienced and Versatile Educator Robin Hill-Davidson Set to Lead
Students at Greendale Elementary School in 2016-17
The next principal at Greendale Elementary School brings proven qualifications as an educator, an
award-winning track record of results as an administrator and nearly two decades of experience to
students in New Ellenton.
Robin Hill-Davidson was approved as the school’s new principal during a special called meeting
Tuesday of the Aiken County Board of Education. She currently serves as an assistant principal at
W.A. Perry Middle School in Columbia, South Carolina.
During a highlight-filled career, Mrs. Hill-Davidson’s leadership has been instrumental in numerous
schools earning multiple Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards, one school posting the second-highest
growth in the state of California and another producing the highest End of Course test scores in
school history.
Mrs. Hill-Davidson follows Sonya Colvin, recently named as the new principal at Busbee Corbett
Elementary/Middle School, who served as principal at Greendale Elementary since 2011.
She earned her Master in Education degree with an emphasis in Special Education from Azusa Pacific
University in Azusa, California, in 2000, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education
from the College of Charleston.
She earned additional degrees in Administration from Chapman University in Orange, California, in
2003, and as an Educational Specialist in 2011 from Cambridge College in Cambridge,
Massachusetts, and also has multiple professional certifications.
Mrs. Hill-Davidson began her career in education in 1998 as an English, History and Mathematics
teacher at Durham High School in Durham, North Carolina, and over the next 18 years she also
served as a special education instructor and intervention coordinator.
She is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the South Carolina Association
of School Administrators, the National Education Association and South Carolina Education
Association, and has served as a School Improvement Council chairperson.
She is also very active in her community, having served with a number of organizations, including
Relay for Life, the United Way of the Midlands and the Miss South Carolina Scholarship Organization.