School Administration

Cortney Gehrke, Principal
Mrs. Gehrke holds a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Charleston in English with a secondary certification and a Masters in Educational Leadership from the American College of Education.  She has served in Darlington County Schools for 15 years and believes when you serve where you are called, with love and thanksgiving, that’s when you find real joy in life.

Stephania Lenard, Assistant Principal
Mrs. Lenard, National Board Certified Science Teacher, and Masters Level Social Worker turned school leader, has a passion for pushing students towards their passion and lives by the motto: Keep the main thing the main thing.

Chad Martin, Assistant Principal
Mr. Martin, a native of Michigan, has been pursuing his passion for education in South Carolina since 2008 as a teacher, instructional coach, and now administrator.  His favorite saying is “It is a great day at Darlington High School!”

Lindsey Coté, Assistant Principal
Mrs. Coté is a Darlington native whose passion for American literature earned her the title of district honor roll teacher and college professor.  A Falcon for over a decade, she prides herself in pushing for a stronger community through valuing education.