Benicia Unified School District Superintendent Charles Young announced Damian Scott as the new principal of Benicia Middle School on Friday through BUSD’s website.
Scott will be filling the position left by Stephen Brady. Brady was hired at the start of the 2015-2016 school year as the successor to Christina Moore who left to take a new job as the principal of Robert Semple Elementary. Brady announced his resignation via an email to BMS parents in February.
Scott received his undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon, his administrative credential from the Fortune School of Education in Sacramento and his master’s degree from San Jose State University. Scott has taught elementary school, science and computer science and is currently an assistant principal at Alhambra High School in Martinez, which received Gold Ribbon School recognition during his tenure.
Additionally, Scott was able to coordinate a partnership between the computer science education nonprofit program code.org and eight local school districts, including BUSD.
“We enthusiastically welcome Damian Scott as the new principal of Benicia Middle School, knowing he will provide strong, compassionate, visionary leadership for years to come,” Young said in a statement.
Scott could not be reached for comment.