Stacey Smith is 43, covering her new occupation as the Vice Principal of SOSS. Smith was the Deputy Head of the Secondary International School of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She also taught overseas in Vietnam.
Smith grew up in Northern BC, in the small town of Vanderhoof with her parents. Smith moved to Penticton with her dad, and taught PE at Princess Margaret Secondary, and she continues to coach girls volleyball today.
Stacey says that her family is full of educators. Her family’s current location is Penticton, and hers is Oliver.
Smith claims “The students are the heart of the school”, and she wishes to bring more kindness and student well being to SOSS. She also says that she will learn from our youth, and grow with our students, as the new VP of Southern Okanagan Secondary.
Photo and story by Ali Lantz