Principal

Mrs. Virginia Catoe

Phone: (803) 438-4055

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Virginia Catoe

Mrs. Virginia Catoe is beginning her 23rd year in Kershaw County and her 26th year in education. Before moving into an administrative role, she taught Reading and English at Columbia High School, Newberry High School, Camden High School, and Lugoff-Elgin High School.

In 2000, she was then hired to be an assistant principal at Leslie M. Stover School before moving in 2002 to open Doby's Mill Elementary School, where she has called home for 14 years. She holds three degrees from the University of South Carolina, and she is an avid Gamecock fan. Her husband, Marcos, is in sales, and they have two sons, Gunnar and Zane.  As a family, they enjoy attending athletic events and traveling. As an avid reader, she works diligently to promote the love of reading to her students. Her favorite authors are John Grisham and Kate DiCamillo.

"Once a Dolphin, Always a Dolphin" is her school mantra!

Degree and Certifications

Education Policy Fellowship Program, 2011-2012
Ed. S. in Administration
M.Ed. in Administration
B. A. in English

Assistant Principal

Mrs. Alana Powers

Phone: 803-438-4055

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Elementary Education Master of Arts Integration National Board Certified

Mrs. Alana Powers

I am proud to be a Kershaw County native! I graduated from Camden High School in 1995. I am a 1999 graduate of Winthrop University where I received a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. In 2004 I received a masters degree in arts integration from Lesley University. In 2008 I became a National Board Certified teacher. I have been working in Kershaw County School District since 2001. In 2013 I was blessed to be the teacher of the year for Camden Elementary as well as the first alternate district teacher of the year for Kershaw County. I am married to a wonderful man and we have three wonderful sons. We live in Camden with most of our family surrounding us with love and support!