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OHS leader named administrator of year

Oxford School District

Oxford High School Assistant Principal Marni Herrington is the 2015-2016 Oxford School District Administrator of the Year.

She is entering her third year as an assistant principal at OHS, but has been present in the classroom for 11 years teaching AP biology and biology to Oxford students.

During her time in the district, she served as the Lady Chargers’ head volleyball coach for five years and the Lady Chargers’ assistant basketball coach for eight years. Herrington also sponsored the Chargers’ Broadcast Journalism student program, and during that time she won the Mississippi School Press Association (MSPA) Broadcast Advisor of the Year.

Her list of professional accolades while at OHS also includes STAR Teacher of the Year two years in a row, 2012-2013 and 2013-2014, and recognition as an OSD Employee of the Week in 2013.

Herrington graduated in 1998 from Oxford High School, where she was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame for her academic honors as an outstanding student-athlete. She then pursued an undergraduate degree in secondary education from Mississippi State University. After graduating in 2002, she began teaching at Oxford High School the following fall. Herrington also earned her master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Mississippi.

She resides in Oxford with her husband, Thomas Herrington, who also teaches at Oxford High School. Together, they have two children, Carter and Bryson.