RMHS Principal Finalists Announced

Over the last several weeks, we have been conducting a second search for the next Principal at Reading Memorial High School.  Twenty candidates applied for the position during the second round and the Reading Memorial High School Principal Screening Committee interviewed seven candidates from that pool in a series of day long interviews last Tuesday.  As a result of those interviews, the Screening Committee forwarded to Superintendent of Schools John Doherty three candidates who were well qualified to become the next Principal at RMHS.  Those three candidates went through a second round of interviews on Thursday.

The Reading Public Schools is pleased to announce that the following three candidates are finalists for the position of RMHS Principal:

  • Kathleen Boynton-Kathleen is currently an Assistant Principal at Bedford High School in Bedford, Massachusetts.  She is currently in a Doctoral program at UMass Lowell and has a Master of Arts in Secondary Education/History from Boston College and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from American University.


  • William Evans-William is currently the Principal at North Brookfield Junior and Senior High School in North Brookfield, Massachusetts.  He has a Master of Education in English Education at New York University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in Creative Writing and a minor in Psychology from Roger Williams University.


  • Bryan Lombardi-Bryan is currently the Principal of Northampton High School in Northampton, Massachusetts.  He has a Masters of Social Work with a Major in Clinical Social Work from Boston College and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Bridgewater State University.

Copies of their resumes are below.  On Tuesday, May 1st, the candidates will be interviewed by the Community in an Open Microphone Session, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the RMHS Schettini Library Media Center.  The interview sessions will be as follows:

  • 6:00 p.m.       Kathleen Boynton
  • 6:30 p.m.       William Evans
  • 7:00 p.m.       Bryan Lombardi

The candidates will also have an open microphone session with staff on Tuesday afternoon and will be part of a site visit to Reading Memorial High School on Wednesday which will include a tour of the school, interviews with students, interviews with the District Leadership Team, and interviews with the Department Heads.

All are welcome to attend the Community Open Microphone Session.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Reading Public Schools Administration Offices at 781-944-5800.

Kathleen Boynton_(redacted) Resume

William Evans_(redacted) Resume

Bryan Lombardi_(redacted) Resume

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