News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Schools

LEONARDTOWN, MD – Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the administrative appointment made by the Board of Education at its meeting of February 12, 2020.

The Board appointed Mr. Marc Pirner as Principal of Chopticon High School. Mr. Pirner holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He currently serves as an Assistant Principal at Chopticon High School.

Mr. Pirner’s appointment will become effective on July 1, 2020.


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