Phone: (803) 438-4055


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of South Carolina Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction with Administrative Certification from the University of Scranton Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Liberty University

Dr. Allison Hepfner

I am so excited to be here at Doby's Mill Elementary as Principal. I have loved everything about school since I first started kindergarten, so to be an educator has been a blessing for me. I am not from any one place, but I made Kershaw County home six years ago and feel it was the best decision I ever made.

Prior to this, I was Assistant Principal at Camden Elementary. I was an Instructional Coach for five years before becoming an administrator, and have learned a lot from many mentors and colleagues in Philadelphia, PA, as well as Sumter and Saluda County School Districts. I have been married for nine years to my wonderful husband, Craig, and we have two children, Emmy, who attends school here at DME, and Tripp, who is in preschool. I am so excited about being a part of your child's educational journey. Together we can all make a difference!