New Principal Named for Middletown Elementary School

New Principal Named for Middletown Elementary School
Posted on 07/25/2019
Kristi DiminucoFor Immediate Release
July 25, 2019
Contact: Steve Edwards, Coordinator of Policy and Communications
540-662-3888 ext. 88235


Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent David Sovine announced this morning that Kristi Diminuco has been named the new principal of Middletown Elementary School. Diminuco succeeds Dr. Amy Larrick who has resigned in order to accept a position with Prince William County Public Schools. Diminuco has served as the assistant principal at Middletown since 2016 and will begin her new role as principal on Monday, July 29.

Sovine says, "Ms. Diminuco is a relational leader with rich instructional experiences at the elementary level. Her collaborative approach inspires others to deliver innovative and authentic learning experiences for our youngest learners. As part of the leadership team that has contributed to Middletown’s longstanding standard of academic excellence, Ms. Diminuco will continue that high standard as she provides leadership that allows the students, staff and school community to achieve their dreams and aspirations."

Diminuco began her career with Frederick County Public Schools as a second grade teacher at Apple Pie Ridge Elementary School in 2008. She served as lead English teacher from 2013 to 2016 before accepting the assistant principal role at Middletown Elementary School in 2016.

Diminuco has a bachelor's degree in elementary education and a master's degree in reading from Edinboro University as well as a master's degree in educational leadership from Shenandoah University.