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March 24, 2015

King named next Kennewick High School principal

Kennewick School District is pleased to announce that Ron King will be the next Kennewick High School principal.

King, currently an assistant principal at Kennewick High School, will replace Van Cummings who will retire at the end of the school year.

Superintendent Dave Bond stated “We are excited to have Ron King as the new principal at Kennewick High. Ron has a long history at Kennewick High as a teacher, coach, and assistant principal and knows the students and staff well. We look forward to watching him build on the accomplishments that Kennewick High has made over the last decade.”

“I am greatly honored for the opportunity to be the principal of Kennewick High School. I’m proud to be Lion and am even prouder to work with such dedicated teachers and staff,” stated King.

King began his work in education 24 years ago as a teacher at Desert Hills Middle School. He also worked as an English and history teacher, dean of students, coach, and athletic and activities director at Kennewick High School before becoming as assistant principal.

His wife, Amy, teaches math at Desert Hills Middle School and they have a son in the 8th grade who will be entering Kennewick High School next year.

King's appointment is pending school board approval.