Linden BOE names Gwendolyn Rogers as new principal of G.P. Austin Middle School

Published 12:45 pm Tuesday, November 29, 2022

At its November 28 meeting, the Linden Board of Education announced that Gwendolyn Rogers has been selected as the new principal of G.P. Austin Middle School. Rogers will take over from Walter Hampton who recently resigned from the position.

Rogers currently serves as the Mayor of Linden, and has been a long-time counselor and system testing coordinator for the Linden City School System.

Under old business, Superintendent Dr. Timothy Thurman said that approval on the new heating and cooling units for Linden Elementary and G.P. Austin has been received from the state. The school system is now in the process of working with a local business to install the units. Thurman said they are going to order the units, but they are not expected to arrive until next summer.

Action Items:

  • The Board approved the financial statements for October 2022 and all bank statements have been reconciled
  • The Board hired Mrs. Gwen Rogers as principal of GPA
  • The Board approved the contract for Mrs. Gwen Rogers as principal for GPA
  • The Board hired Mrs. LaCrea Rogers as counselor for Linden Elementary School and GPA

The next meeting of the board will be December 19 at 11:00 a.m.