PRINCIPAL SPOTLIGHT: MR. SANDERSON
Mr. Sanderson was born and raised on a farm in Whatcom County. After high school, he served in the military before returning to Whatcom County to work for Georgia Pacific and eventually attend Western Washington University where he received his teaching credentials.
Mr. Sanderson began his teaching career in 1981 at Irene Reither. Prior to becoming the Meridian Middle School Principal Mr. Sanderson taught 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grades in the Meridian School District. Mr. Sanderson has been the Meridian Middle School Principal since 2002! He is proud to say that both of his children attended and graduated from the Meridian School District. In Mr. Sanderson’s spare time he enjoys spending time fishing, hunting and traveling.
When asked his favorite part of being a Meridian Trojan he said, “It has been an honor to work with so many dedicated and talented educators to serve the students, parents, and community of the Meridian School District. I feel blessed to have met and become friends with so many people in our community, and to have had the opportunity to work with so many children, many of whom I see regularly as they drop their children off at school.”