Honors, achievements and events
Rebecca Dennis, Bourbon, formerly of Marion, has been appointed principal of Triton Elementary in Bourbon. Triton has kindergarten through sixth grade with 589 students and has students from Marshall and Kosciusko counties. Triton is a recipient of a Reading First Grant through the Department of Education, Indianapolis, and is recognized as a Reading First School with emphasis of all children reading on grade level by the end of third grade.
She was principal of Southern Wells Elementary. She was the Title I teacher at Westview as well as a first- and third-grade teacher for 12 years with Mississinewa Schools.
Dennis received her administration license from Indiana Wesleyan University and her Master’s of Education as a reading specialist from the University of Cincinnati. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and graduated from Mississinewa High School in 1969. She is a member of Phi Delta Kappa, Marshall County Reading Council and Indiana Association of School Principals.