Local school headmaster recognized for leadership

Eric Denton

Eric Denton, headmaster of St. John’s Christian Academy in Moncks Corner, has been awarded the Dr. Charles S. Aimar Educational Leadership Award.

The award is presented each year to a South Carolina Independent School Association Head of School that exhibits outstanding leadership and personal dedication to their individual school community.

According to a press release, Denton’s achievements include the development of a senior-driven guidance program, the development of a first class robotics program, upgrades to the school’s technology infrastructure, the implementation of a community-facilitated safety and security protocol, upgrades to the athletic facilities and training on internet crimes against children directed by the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office.

Denton is in his 13th year at St. John’s Christian Academy.

St. John’s Christian Academy sports more than 300 students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.