49 www. ReadMPM. com | www.MountPl easantMagaz i ne. com | www. ShemCreekRes taurant s . com In a significant education development for the local school community, Chas Coker has been named the next principal of Wando High School. The announcement, made by the school district in early May, marks a new era for Wando. Coker, a highly respected and experienced leader, brings with him extensive knowledge and expertise in the field of education, making him an ideal choice to lead Wando. His appointment follows a lengthy search process aimed at identifying an individual capable of upholding the school’s long-standing reputation for educational excellence. Coker’s educational journey has been one of dedication and achievement. Having earned a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of South Carolina, he went on to complete a master’s degree in educational leadership from Clemson University. Throughout his career, Coker has consistently demonstrated a deep commitment to student growth and success, both inside and outside Attention, Class! BY SARAH MAKUTA our town Mount Pleasant schools seat two new principals Chas Coker.