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Welcome McNicholas President, Dr. Denver Stanfield

Listen in on our first episode of Conversation with the President & the Principal

McNicholas is pleased to welcome the school’s new President, Dr. Denver Stanfield, who began his tenure at McNicholas on July 1. 
Dr. Stanfield recently completed his first career as a highly respected and nationally recognized Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon. He has been affiliated with McNicholas High School for more than two decades, serving as a team physician beginning in 1995. He has also been actively involved in countless volunteer activities and fundraising efforts at the school, including playing an integral role in the highly successful "Project Paradise.” He and his wife, Joyce, have two children who graduated from McNicholas, Kassidy ‘07 and Dillon ‘12. 

Dr. Stanfield and Principal David Mueller discuss Dr. Stanfield’s role and their partnership in this first edition of Conversation with the President & the Principal.  Listen in by clicking here.


Principal and President have a conversation.
Principal and President have a conversation.
Portrait of McNicholas President, Dr. Denny Stanfield
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