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Principal, Darrell Houchin
Darrell Houchin, Principal
Phone: 618-393-2191 x3127
Mr. Houchin is in his 21st year in education. He served previously in the following positions:
2022-Present Principal at Richland County High School School in Olney
2019-2022 Principal at Richland County Middle School in Olney
2016-2019 Assistant Principal and Athletic Director at Richland County Middle School in Olney
2013-2016 Dean of Students, 8th Grade Science Teacher, and coach at Richland County Middle School in Olney
2003-2013 8th Grade Science Teacher and coach at East Richland Middle School in Olney
Originally from Murphysboro, Illinois, Mr. Houchin graduated from the University of Southern Illinois Carbondale with a degree in Biological Sciences and Science Secondary Education in 2000. Since then, he has completed a Masters Degree in Educational Administration from Eastern Illinois University and has most recently completed his Educational Specialist Degree from Eastern Illinois University.
Mr. Houchin has a wife, Amanda, who is a 7th grade social studies teacher at Richland County Middle School in Olney. They have two children, Carly and Kyler.
Office Manager: Natalie Berry
Phone 618-393-2191 ext. 3100