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Salem-Keizer’s first woman principal remembered at Celebration of Leadership

Erik Jespersen, McNary High School principal, shows the plaque that will honor the late Kathleen Hanneman, the school's former principal (Mary Louise VanNatta).

McNary High School Principal Erik Jespersen knew he had “big heels to fill” when taking on the job.

He was talking about the school’s former leader, Kathleen Hanneman, who served at McNary from 1981 to 1987 . . .

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