Sunday, August 18, 2019

Former Dragon Returns Home To Lead CSHS

Shawn Duhon is returning to Carroll ISD as the new principal of Carroll Senior High School. He is expected to begin his new post July 2.

Shawn Duhon is coming back to Carroll ISD.

The Carroll ISD School Board approved the hiring of Duhon as the new Carroll Senior High School Principal during Monday night’s board meeting. Duhon returns to the district after serving as a Dawson Middle School Assistant Principal during the 2008-2009 school year.

Duhon replaces Mike Rhodes, who retired after 31 years in education and the last three as the CSHS principal. Duhon also joins his family in CISD, where his wife Christie works at Carroll High School and sons Keaton and Kameron are secondary students.

“Mr. Duhon was highly regarded by our interview committee and his strengths of relationship building and leadership will make an impact on our students and staff, said Dr. JJ Villarreal, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services.”

Duhon has worked the past nine years in educational administration and previously served as the Northwest High School Assistant Principal of Student Services and Facilities since 2009. While at Northwest, Duhon oversaw advanced academics including initiatives and implemented the Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) and Media Arts elective courses.

Duhon has 18 years of experience in public education and started his career at his alma mater South Grand Prairie High School in 1994.. He was also a teacher, coach and administrator in the Grand Prairie School district. Duhon graduated from Cameron University in Lawton, Okla. and earned his Masters of Education from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Duhon is expected to start  July 2.