U.P. Elementary School Principal is State’s Best

A Dickinson County elementary school principal is getting some statewide recognition.

The Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association has named Darren Petschar the state’s Outstanding Practicing Principal for 2010.

He’s the principal at Woodland Elementary School in Breitung Township and has worked in education for more than 25 years.

Petschar will represent Michigan next October of 2011 at the national distinguished principals program in washington, DC.