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Interim high school principal hired at Morris Area

News Morris,Minnesota 56267
Morris Sun Tribune
Interim high school principal hired at Morris Area
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MORRIS – Morris Area Superintendent Scott Monson has preliminarily hired Dr. Mary Donohue-Stetz of Breckenridge, Minn. as interim principal of Morris Area High School.

Monson said Donohue-Stetz will begin work this week, but her contract is not official until it is presented to the Morris Area School Board at their meeting in April.

Monson said he anticipates Donohue-Stetz will be working full time with the district for the remainder of the 2013 – 2014 school year, performing the same duties as the high school principal.

Donohue-Stetz most recently served as the superintendent of the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley School District in Walker, Minn. from 2011 to 2013. From 2000 to 2011, Donohue-Stetz worked in the Rothsay Public School System, first as the K-12 principal, then as the PreK-12 superintendent. She currently works as a school consultant on policies and evaluations.

Donohue-Stetz has a doctorate of philosophy in institutional analysis from North Dakota State University, an educational leadership specialist degree from NDSU, and a master of arts in school administration from the University of Mary in Bismark, N.D.

Kim Ukura

Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing. She has been recognized by the Minnesota Newspaper Association for human interest, multimedia, business and public affairs reporting.