Sandy Hook Principal Dawn Hochsprung Among the Dead

Published:4:40 pm EDT, December 14, 2012| Updated:4:40 pm EDT, December 14, 2012|
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Hochsprung pictured in 2011 introducing author Kate Klise. (Newtown Bee photo)

The school principal is among those dead in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

Dawn Hochsprung began as principal of Sandy Hook on July 1, 2010. A press release at the time from the local board of education read:

Ms Hochsprung comes to us with 12 years of administrative experience, six of those years were served as assistant principal within the Danbury Public School System; five years at Rogers Park Middle School from 1998 to 2003 and one year at Danbury High School, 2003-2004."

Hochsprung's Twitter account portrays her as a passionate educator who loved her students:

And she was involved in local charities:

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