Americas Press Releases

Releases for 2018


Monday, December 3, 2018 | DoDEA Fort-Knox Schools | HQ Feature
Mr. Lonnie R. Gilmore Jr. Selected as Principal at Fort Knox High School in Kentucky

Dr. Youlanda Washington, the Kentucky Community Superintendent for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Region, has named Mr. Lonnie R. Gilmore Jr. as the principal at Fort Knox High School at Fort Knox, Kentucky starting in mid-December.

Thursday, November 8, 2018 | DoDEA Fort-Campbell Schools | HQ Feature
Fort Campbell High School Will Host a School Dedication Nov. 15

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Region will host a school dedication ceremony for the newly constructed Fort Campbell High School at Fort Campbell, Kentucky Thursday, Nov.15 at 1 p.m.

Monday, October 15, 2018 | DoDEA DeLalio ES | HQ Feature
DeLalio Elementary School Will Host a School Dedication Oct. 18

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Region will host a school dedication ceremony for the newly constructed DeLalio Elementary School at Marine Corps Air Station at New River, North Carolina Thursday, Oct.18 at 9:30 a.m.

Monday, October 15, 2018 | DoDEA Americas |
Dr. Henderson Named as the Assistant Principal at Stowers Elementary School at Fort Benning

Dr. Lisa B. Coleman, the Georgia/Alabama Community Superintendent for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas region, has named Dr. Maribeth Henderson as the assistant principal of Stowers Elementary School at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 | DoDEA Americas |
Fort Campbell High School student shares his journey as a finalist for the 2018 National Military Youth of the Year

Fort Campbell High School student, Brandon, recently competed as a finalist for the 2018 National Military Youth of the Year sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club and the Department of Defense in Washington D.C.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 | DoDEA Americas |
Edward A. White Elementary School Dedication is Sept. 26 at Fort Benning

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Region will host a school dedication ceremony for the newly constructed Edward A. White Elementary School at Fort Benning, Georgia Wednesday, September 26 at 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | DoDEA Americas |
Edward Husk Selected as the Southeast District Chief of Staff for DoDEA Americas

Dr. Christy Huddleston, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Southeast District Superintendent, has selected Mr. Edward Husk as the Southeast District Chief of Staff starting Sept. 17.

Friday, August 17, 2018 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
The New DeLalio Elementary School Will Open Aug. 27 at Marine Corps Air Station at New River

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Region will open a brand new 21st-century elementary school at Marine Corps Air Station at New River, North Carolina Aug. 27.

Friday, August 17, 2018 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Dr. Sherretz Named as Principal at Johnson Primary School at Camp Lejeune

Mr. Todd Curkendall, the Camp Lejeune Community Superintendent for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas, has named Dr. Christine Sherretz as the principal of Johnson Primary School at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina effective immediately.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Dr. Redmond-Carr named as Principal at Heroes Elementary School at Camp Lejeune

Mr. Todd Curkendall, the Camp Lejeune Community Superintendent for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas, has named Dr. Kimberley Redmond-Carr as the principal of Heroes Elementary School at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina effective immediately.

Friday, August 10, 2018 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Dr. Jacob Sherwood named as the DoDEA Americas Puerto Rico Community Superintendent

Dr. Donato Cuadrado, the Mid-Atlantic District Superintendent for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas, has named Dr. Jacob Sherwood as the Puerto Rico the Community Superintendent.

Monday, August 6, 2018 | DoDEA Americas |
DoDEA Americas Begins School Year 2018-2019

More than 21,500 students are beginning the 2018-2019 School Year in Department of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools in the Americas.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 | DoDEA Americas |
A Fort Campbell High School Student will be Honored as a Finalist for the U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence in Canton

John "Jack" Cogbill, a rising junior, is one of 25 high school student-athlete finalists.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 | DoDEA Ft. Knox HS | HQ Feature
Dominguez Selected as Interim Principal at Fort Knox High School in Kentucky

Dr. Youlanda Washington, the Kentucky Community Superintendent for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas, has named Mr. Luis M. Dominguez as the interim principal and Ms. Thelberstine Barbee as the interim assistant principal at Fort Knox High School at Fort Knox, Kentucky effective immediately.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | DoDEA Ft. Knox HS | HQ Feature
Hall of Fame Academy Conducts Football Training with Fort Knox High School

The Academy will feature testing, on-field training, and classroom work. The athletes and parents will attend several breakout sessions on peak performance, football IQ and the Pro Football Hall of Fame Values through the ‘Game for Life’ program. The Academy rarely travels, however, it saw that FKHS had a special team.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 | DoDEA Southeast | HQ Feature
DoDEA Americas Schools Prep for Upcoming School Year in the Southeast District

In preparation for the upcoming school year, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Southeast District hosted its 2018 Summer Leadership Conference at Fort Benning, Georgia, July 9-13.

Friday, June 15, 2018 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Ramey Unit School Set to Compete in 2018 eCYBERMISSION National Judging & Educational Event

Ramey Unit School will be competing in the in 2018 eCYBERMISSION National Judging and Educational Event in Washington D.C. June 17- 22. The event is sponsored by U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program and administered by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | DoDEA Fort-Benning Schools |
Michelle Allen named the McBride Elementary School Principal for the 2018-2019 school year

Lisa Brooks Coleman, the Georgia /Alabama Community Superintendent for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas, has named Ms. Michelle Allen, the McBride Elementary School Principal for the 2018-2019 school year at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Thursday, April 12, 2018 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
DoDEA Celebrates Upcoming Mildred B. Poole Elementary School Dedication

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) will host a school dedication ceremony for the newly constructed Mildred B. Poole Elementary School at Fort Bragg, North Carolina Wednesday, April 18 at 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | DoDEA Ft. Campbell HS | HQ Feature
FCHS Student recognized as Finalist for the U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award

A Fort Campbell High School student will be recognized as a finalist for the U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence by a Pro Football Hall of Famer during a formal ceremony at the school April 3.

Thursday, February 15, 2018 | DoDEA Americas |
Quantico Student Represented the United States in International Bowl IX

A sophomore at Quantico Middle/High School recently represented the United States in International Bowl IX as a member of the U.S. Under-17 Select Team.

Friday, February 2, 2018 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Richard G. Wilson Elementary School is closing at the end of school year 2017-2018

The Department of Defense Education Activity has decided to close Richard G. Wilson Elementary School at Fort Benning, Georgia at the end of school year 2017-2018. This was a collaborative decision process with the Community Superintendent and the Fort Benning Garrison leadership.

Monday, January 29, 2018 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Dr. Finney Selected as Southeast District Chief of Staff for DoDEA Americas

Dr. Christy Huddleston, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Southeast District Superintendent, has selected Dr. Justin Finney as the Southeast District Chief of Staff for DoDEA Americas starting February 5, 2018.

Friday, January 5, 2018 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Wilson Selected as Principal at Scott Middle School in Kentucky

Dr. Youlanda Washington, the Kentucky Community Superintendent for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas, has named Mrs. Theresa Wilson as the principal of Scott Middle School at Fort Knox, Kentucky starting January 8, 2018.