Roger Freed named new 9th grade principal at WAHS

Roger Freed has been appointed as ninth-grade principal at Williamsport Area High School.

Freed comes to the position most recently from Jackson Primary School, where he served as assistant principal since August.

He replaces Dr. Justin Ross, who recently was named head principal of Williamsport Area Middle School.

Freed’s career in education began in 2011 as a math teacher at WAHS before becoming the secondary special education coordinator for the district in 2015.

A native of Rebersburg, Freed earned his Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education in Mathematics with a minor in Special Education from Lock Haven University. He also earned his Master of Science in Educational Leadership from California University of Pennsylvania, where he also obtained his K-12 principal certification. He is pursuing a doctoral degree in educational leadership from Duquesne University.

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