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New principal named at Lakewood Ranch High

Dustin Dahlquist named to Lakewood's top post.
by: Pam Eubanks Senior Editor

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.

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