Mrs. Karen Radcliffe received a B.S. in Biological Sciences – Education from Clemson University in May, 1989, and a Masters in Administration from The Citadel in December, 1995. Mrs. Radcliffe began her teaching career at Summerville High School – Gregg Campus. She taught physical science and biology. Mrs. Radcliffe moved to Fort Dorchester High School in June, 1992, the year it opened. She taught biology, physical science, and started the Teacher Cadet program at FD. During her stay at FD, she coached cheerleading, basketball and soccer. Mrs. Radcliffe moved back to Summerville High School in June, 1997 as an assistant principal. She was named the principal at Ashley Ridge in 2008. Mrs. Radcliffe currently serves on the Executive Committee of the South Carolina High School League.