Laurens Elementary School selected New Principal


The Laurens County School District #55 Board of Trustees approved the superintendent’s recommendation to hire Carlos Littlejohn as principal of Laurens Elementary School on last night meeting. Littlejohn will be replacing Randy Dendy, who is leaving Laurens County School District #55 at the end of the current school year. In response to his appointment, Littlejohn said, “I am highly enthused about working in a spirited environment that places a strong emphasis on putting students first and maximizes staff performances to develop tomorrow’s leaders.”

Superintendent  Dr. Ameca Thomas said, “Carlos Littlejohn has unique talent of driving the academic success at each school he has served. I am confident that Littlejohn will remain dedicated to those overall efforts and embrace the Laurens County School District 55 Mission.”

Carlos Littlejohn has over 19 years of experience in education. Littlejohn has served as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal during his career. With numerous degrees, Littlejohn is currently working toward a doctorate Education from North Greenville University.

“I am grateful to the school board and administration of Laurens 55 for the opportunity to serve as principal of Laurens Elementary School. I am looking forward to working closely and collaboratively, said Littlejohn following the announcement.’’

Laurens County School District 55 is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and strives to empower and inspire all to be educated and informed.