The South Central School District 401 has 2 principals of the year in the midst for 2017. High School principal Steve Phillips and Greg Grinestaff at the junior high have been awarded the Illinois Principals Association Principals of the Year for the Kaskaskia Region.
Phillips started with the District in 2002 and became principal in 2012. Grinestaff became principal in the District in 2005 after starting in 2000.
The Kaskaskian Region covers a large area including Bond, Clinton, Fayette, Marion, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties.