After reviewing 30 applicants, the Plymouth Community School Board approved the hire of Lauren Cooper as the new principal at Washington Discovery Academy.
Cooper has been with the Plymouth Community School Corporation for nine years. She previously served as a teacher and instructional coach at Menominee Elementary School, Jefferson Elementary School and Washington Discovery Academy. Before her employment at Plymouth she was a first grade teacher at Queen of All Saints Catholic School in Michigan City where she began her career in education.
Cooper has a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education and a Master of Education degree in school administration.
She was awarded a two-year contract.