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District names Frick and Lim Meadow Glen Middle assistant principals

Lexington, SC (05/27/2021) - Recently, the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees approved the hire of Margaret “Maggie” H. Frick and the promotion of Brian J. Lim as assistant principals (academic deans) at Meadow Glen Middle School. Frick presently works as the associate director and clinical placement coordinator for the University of South Carolina’s College of Education. Lim currently serves as a mathematics teacher at River Bluff High School. Margaret “Maggie” H. Frick returns to Lexington District One after beginning her career here 10 years ago as a fourth grade teacher at Saxe Gotha Elementary School. She taught at SGES for two years before transferring to Deerfield Elementary School, where she taught fifth grade and served as team leader. In 2015, she began working at the University of South Carolina as a university supervisor. She supervises junior and senior-level College of Education students during their various clinical experiences, also known as student teaching. She assists the students with lesson plans and evaluates their teaching experiences. She also supports their classroom coaching teachers. Also serving as the college’s associate director and clinical placement coordinator, she oversees the placement of early childhood and elementary majors in clinical experiences, including internships. She assists in the hiring and training of university-level supervisors while also training coaching teachers — the professional educators from school districts across the state who mentor and train the student-teachers during their internships. Frick also serves as an early childhood and elementary course instructor for various education courses and University 101 instructor. She was a finalist for the 2019 M. Stuart Hunter Award for Outstanding Teaching in University 101.

After attending Belmont University in Nashville and earning a Bachelor of Music Vocal Performance from Anderson University, she earned a Master of Arts in Teaching and a Master of Education in educational administration from the University of South Carolina. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in education, which she expects to complete next year.

Frick is a clinical fellow of the Association of Teacher Educators and a member of Midlands Educator Effectiveness Roundtable, National Association for Professional Development Schools, National Institute for Excellence in Teaching, South Carolina Clinical Experiences Roundtable, and the Palmetto State Teachers Association.

Brian J. Lim began his teaching career in 2016 at River Bluff High. Since then, he’s taught algebra, geometry, pre-calculus and statistics.

While at RBHS, Lim created schoolwide curriculum for student engagement as a CREW Design Team member. He also participated in the school’s Emerging Leaders Program, facilitated safety drills, assisted in student behavioral conferences, and registered students for Advanced Placement exams.

This year, Lim was a member of the Curriculum Design Team for a VirtualSC Precalculus Honors course.

Serving as RBHS’s assistant athletic director, Lim has coached tennis at RBHS since 2014. He led the varsity women’s tennis team to state championship titles in 2017 and 2019. This year, the National Federation of State High School Associations named him the 2019–2020 Southern Section Girls Tennis Coach of the Year. He was also named the 2019–2020 Girls Tennis Coach of the Year by the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association and holds many Tennis Coach of the Year and Region Coach of the Year titles.

Lim earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics, a Master of Teaching in secondary mathematics, and a Master of Education in educational administration from the University of South Carolina. He holds certifications in secondary principal and mathematics.

He is a member of the Palmetto State Teachers Association and the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association.


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