Melissa Vogt has been the assistant principal at Red Cedar Elementary for the past six years.

Whale Branch Elementary gets new principal
Posted on 03/23/2018
Melissa Vogt

Friday, March 23, 2018

Veteran educator selected to lead
Whale Branch Elementary School

BEAUFORT – A 19-year education veteran will be the next principal at Whale Branch Elementary School.

Superintendent Jeff Moss announced the promotion of Melissa Vogt, who has nine years of classroom teaching experience and 10 years of experience as an elementary school assistant principal.  Vogt will assume her new post on July 1. 

Vogt has been an assistant principal at Red Cedar Elementary for the past six years, and prior to that she served as an assistant principal at Broad River and Bluffton elementary schools.  She has a B.S. in Health and Physical Education from the University of Georgia and a master’s degree in Education Leadership from Georgia Southern University.

“Ms. Vogt has many years of experience teaching and leading in the elementary grades, and I’m confident she will do a terrific job,” said Superintendent Jeff Moss.

Vogt said she was excited to become part of the Whale Branch Elementary School community.

“Everyone – and by everyone, I mean students, parents, teachers and school staff – has an important role to play in our school’s success,” Vogt said.  “My job is to ensure that all of our key people and key components are working together to produce the outstanding academic and personal results our students deserve.”