Dustin Dahlquist named to Lakewood's top post.
The School District of Manatee County has named a new principal at Lakewood Ranch High School.
Dustin Dahlquist, principal at Buffalo Creek Middle School since 2016, today was named to the job following interviews, staff input and a Dec. 12 community forum.
“Mr. Dahlquist has demonstrated strong leadership and academic success within the school district,” Willie Clark, the district's executive director of secondary schools, said in a press release. “We’re excited for him to start this new chapter and continue a tradition of excellence at Lakewood Ranch High School.”
Dahlquist has has served Manatee County for more than 21 years as a teacher and administrator. He will assume his new role in early 2019 and a job posting for the principal position at Buffalo Creek is forthcoming.