New Principal named for Denali Elementary

Fairbanks School District Acting Superintendent Karen Gaborik announced today that long-time Denali Elementary School teacher Deborah Hall has been named the new principal of the school.

Hall has taught at Denali since 1998, most recently as a fourth grade teacher.

The selection was the result of a process that included a search committee consisting of school district staff and Denali elementary school parents.

Hall replaces outgoing principal Tim Doran, who will be retiring at the end of the school year.

Students, Parents and staff at Denali Elementary got to say their goodbyes to Doran Friday night at a party held in his honor.

Doran has been with the school for 23 years.