Worcester Prep Welcomes New Leader

Worcester Prep Welcomes New Leader
New WPS Head of School Randal Brown is pictured with students Morgan White, Lynden Prosser and Isha Garg. Submitted Photo

BERLIN — Randal Brown became the third Head of School at Worcester Preparatory School (WPS) as of July 1.

Prior to joining WPS, Brown spent 10 years as a senior administrator in Episcopal schools. Most recently Brown was Associate Head for Advancement at Christchurch School in Virginia and prior to that Head of School at All Saints Episcopal School in Texas. He served eight years previously as history faculty at Newman School in New Orleans, nationally regarded for its advanced curriculum and talented students. Additionally, Brown began his career at his Alma Mater, Webb School in Tennessee, where he taught history and ran a boys dormitory.

A native of Nashville, Tenn., Brown earned a Bachelor’s degree from Rhodes College and a Masters of Education degree in Higher Education Administration from Vanderbilt University. In addition to his school career, Brown spent 23 years as an officer in the Army National Guard, retiring as a lieutenant colonel in 2014. He is a veteran of the Iraq Campaign where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for distinguished service.

Brown and his wife, Kristen, live in Salisbury. They have three children, Collin, 20, Amelia, 17, and Mary Esten, 15.