Mrs. Sarah C. Longshore is an experienced and accomplished South Carolina educator of 14 years. She received her BA in Secondary Education from Clemson University in 2003, her MEd in Educational Administration from the University of South Carolina in 2009, and her EdS in Educational Administration at the University of South Carolina in 2016. She is currently working on her PhD in Educational Administration at the University of South Carolina.
Her career began in 2003 at Gilbert High School in Lexington County School District One, where for five years, she taught English, coached two sports, and advised the school’s newspaper staff. She then served as an Assistant Principal at Dutch Fork High School in School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties from 2008 until 2015.
Mrs. Longshore has received many accolades during her professional career, including being named the 2013 Administrator of the Year (SIPA), the 2015 South Carolina Assistant Principal of the Year (SCASA), one of three finalists for the 2015 National Assistant Principal of the Year (NASSP), and a “20 Under 40” award recipient by The State Media Company in 2016.
She is married to Marty Longshore, a proud 1994 graduate of Saluda High School. He is employed with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department as the Lexington Resident Deputy. Mr. and Mrs. Longshore have two sprightly daughters, Carly (age 10) and Claire (age 7), who enjoy cheerleading, horseback riding, and everything Clemson.