Jennings, Mo (KSDK) -- Dayle Burgdorf has been named the new principal of Jennings High School.
The Jennings School District Board of Education said Burgdorf will begin her new position on July 9.
Burgdorf was the interim principal at University City High School. During her 11 year stint in University City, Burgdorf served as assistant principal at the high school and she was currently leading efforts to restructure the district's sixth through twelfth grade alternative education programs.
Burgdorf completed her Educational Specialist degree from Saint Louis University. In 2007, she was awarded the Missouri Assistant Principal of the year. She has also served as the president of the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals.