The Department of Education confirmed the appointment of Mrs Linda Scholtz as the new Principal for Danville Park Girls’ High School.
Mrs Scholtz expressed her delight at her appointment and is looking forward to upholding Danville’s excellent academic standards as well as its proud traditions.
Mrs Scholtz brings a wealth of educational experience with her to Danville. After obtaining her B.Ed Honours in Education Management, Law and Systems, she began her career teaching Geography, Maths and Afrikaans in Empangeni followed by posts in Estcourt and Durban before being promoted to the position of Deputy Principal, then Acting Principal at Ridge Park College. After 7 years, Mrs Scholtz was promoted to Principal of Kuswag Combined School where she has spent the past ten years.
Mrs Scholtz is seen as a leader and innovator in education and in addition to running a large school, also serves on the KZN Committee of the South African Principals’ Association. She was named as Businesswoman of the Year by the SA Council of Business Women in 2008/2009.
We wish Mrs Scholtz a rewarding and happy time in her new post.