Scoville-Upham welcomed as grade 7-12 principal at Lisbon Central
LISBON — Lisbon Central School (LCS) welcomes George Scoville-Upham as he starts his first school year as the new 7-12 principal. Scoville-Upham joined the district on June 1 as the 2021-22 school year came to a close.
“Mr. Scoville-Upham brings a unique set of skills with his experience in art and special education,” said Superintendent Patrick J. Farrand. “I am confident that he will inspire our students and lead them to success.”Scoville-Upham, a North Country native, said he is excited to cultivate meaningful relationships with the students, staff and community members as part of the Golden Knights family.
“I hope to empower our students to be their best selves during my time at LCS,” said Scoville-Upham. “Supporting students and staff is a top priority for me. My goal is to motivate continual growth and improvement in the district to create a better experience for all stakeholders in our district.”
Scoville-Upham comes to LCS with 23 years of experience in music education. For the last 15 years, he worked in the music department at Malone Central School District. Most recently, he taught a Music in Our Lives course and directed three choirs at the Franklin Academy in Malone.
Scoville-Upham attended SUNY Potsdam, where he received his undergraduate degree in music education and went on to earn his master’s degree in special education from the University of Phoenix. During his time teaching at Malone CSD, Scoville-Upham pursued a certificate of advanced study in educational leadership.
“I can’t wait to get to know the LCS community,” said Scoville-Upham. “Feel free to stop by my office or give me a call to connect.”