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Interim high school principal hired at Morris Area

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.