OSWEGO, NY Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Oswego High School has a new leader.
At Tuesday night’s school board meeting, Patricia Oughterson, of Oswego, was appointed principal effective today (Sept. 16).
She is the second female principal in the history of OHS.
Previously, Ruth Raby served from 1964 to 1965.
Oughterson’s experience includes Santa Fe High School assistant principal and Espanola, NM, High School principal.
She has also held several other positions in regards to research data, accountability, testing and human resources.
Oughterson also has numerous honors and professional activities.
She earned an MA in Education at the University of New Mexico, and a BA in Secondary English from SUNY Oswego.
In 1979, she student taught at OHS.
Oughterson’s starting salary will be $101,000.
Her tenure date is Sept. 16, 2012.