Ms Christel Savage

Principal
Prior to becoming the Principal at Bennett Middle, Ms. Savage was Principal at Choices Academy, Assistant Principal at Wicomico High School and Parkside High School. She also previously taught social students at Bennett Middle and government at Parkside. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Frostburg State University and her Masters of Education from Salisbury University. Ms. Savage finds it rewarding to work with parents, students and staff in order to promote student success. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors and being physically active.

Ms Lisa Austin King

Assistant Principal

Mr Mike Bievenour

Assistant Principal

Mike Bievenour earned his Bachelors degree in 1991 from California University of Pennsylvania and his Masters degree in 1992 from Ball State University. He started teaching in 1992 at Bennett Middle School. In 1993, he moved to Parkside High School as a technology education teacher. In 2005 he became dean of students at Parkside High School. In 2007 he became assistant principal at Parkside High School. In 2010 he was transferred to Salisbury Middle School. He resides in Wicomico County with his wife Ronna and two children who attend Wicomico County Public Schools.

Ms Vera Reed

Assistant Principal
Mrs. Reed is a native of Daytona Beach, FL where she graduated from Volusia County Schools. She matriculated to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), Tallahassee, FL; graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education and continued her education with the University of Florida; Gainesville, FL in their Continuing Education Program for Special Education Certification and onto earning a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Barry University; Miami, Florida. Her educational career in Volusia County Schools includes being a Paraprofessional, Special Education Teacher, Program Placement Specialist and Assistant Principal. Prior to relocating to Wicomico County Schools, she was an Assistant Principal in Savannah-Chatham County Schools, Savannah, GA. During the 2015-2016 school year, she was a Special Education Teacher at Wicomico Middle School. Mrs. Reed resides in Salisbury with her husband, Clifford and they have one Son, C.J and a granddaughter, Zalia Susan.

Ms Alison Dunn

Dean Of Students

Ms. Dunn earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Chemistry in 1997 from Salisbury University.  After working for the City of Salisbury for two years as a Lab Technician at the Wastewater Treatment Plant she decided to go back to school.  She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education in 2002.  She taught fifth grade Reading/Language Arts at North Salisbury for nine years.  She then transferred to Salisbury Middle School and taught seventh grade English/Language Arts for two years.  While teaching at both North Salisbury and Salisbury Middle she earned her Master’s degree in Education as a Reading Specialist.   Upon becoming a reading specialist she moved to Bennett Middle School as a Reading Intervention teacher.  This year she was promoted to Acting Dean of Students at Bennett Middle School.  She believes that high expectations along with building relationships with staff, students, and parents will help students strive for future success. 


Updated: Oct 09 2017