Beth Berridge was named new principal of Wheelock Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 24th, 2018.

A press release from Lubbock ISD about the announcement described Berridge's teaching experience:

Berridge has been an assistant principal at Bean Elementary School since 2014. She began her career in the district in 2000 as the choir director at Atkins Middle School. After work as an instructor, consultant and professor in music pedagogy, she came back to Lubbock ISD as a music teacher at Bozeman and Maedgen elementary schools in 2008. She has also served as the associate director of the West Texas Children’s Chorus since 2007.

According to the school district, Berridge has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from Texas Tech University, and earned principal and superintendent certifications from Lubbock Christian University.