Prentiss Christian names new headmaster

Published 12:46 pm Wednesday, May 25, 2022

The Board of Directors at Prentiss Christian School has announced that Dr. Joshua Bowen has accepted the opportunity to become the next Head of School. Bowen first came to Prentiss Christian in 2014 as the high school English teacher, eventually becoming the high school principal before accepting an interim headmaster position in Jackson. He has most recently served as the academic counselor at Presbyterian Christian School. Throughout this time, Bowen remained heavily involved with the Prentiss Christian as a photographer, teaching ACT workshops and working with the seniors.

Bowen holds a Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership and Administration, an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership and Administration, a Master of Education degree in English and a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education with endorsements in English and Social Studies.

“I am looking forward to coming back to Prentiss Christian and continuing to work hard with our students,” said Bowen.

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“When I came here in 2014, I knew I was home. I may have left for a short time, but I am extremely happy to be back home enjoying my career at a place that I love.” Bowen officially took over as Prentiss Christian Head of School on May 21.