Meet Our Superintendent
Dawn Clements was named Ben Hill County Schools Superintendent on March 1, 2023. Dawn took over as the Interim Superintendent in July 2022 when Dr. Shawn Haralson took another position at another school district. Dawn grew up in Fitzgerald and graduated from Fitzgerald High School in 1989. Dawn has been with our system for 22 years, working as a Teacher, Coach, Instructional coach, Assistant Principal, Principal, Assistant Superintendent/HR Director, Chief Operating Officer and now Interim Superintendent. Dawn comes to this position with a wealth of knowledge and we are thrilled she is going to lead us forward.