Pund Named New Forest Park Jr.-Sr. High School Principal (AUDIO)

Dr. Jamie Pund Photo: Forest Park Yearbook Department

Dr. Jamie Pund
Photo: Forest Park Yearbook Department

Ferdinand (NNDC) – 1997 Forest Park High School graduate Dr. Jamie Schnieders Pund is now the principal of her alma mater.

Pund was formally selected to replace the retiring Jim Mehling during a special meeting of the Southeast Dubois School Board Monday night.

Pund has been the assistant principal at Forest Park this past school year. Before that she was a teacher and administrator in Ohio since the time she graduated from Purdue in 2001.

School corporation superintendent Rick Allen Dr. Pund is the latest FPHS alum who has made the decision recently there is no place like home…(CLICK HERE FOR COMMENT FROM RICK ALLEN)

Pund and her husband Mark, who is also a Ferdinand native, have twin daughters who are now in second grade.

Pund completed her doctorate degree in education this past December from Ashland University (OH) making her the first Southeast School administrator with a doctorate.

Pund’s first official day as principal will be July 1st. Mehling is retiring after 35 years with the school corporation. He is a 1977 FPHS graduate.

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