Riverside Local Schools
Educating Excellence!

New Melridge Elementary Principal

Please join us in welcoming Gretchen Wakim as the new principal at Melridge Elementary!

Mrs. Wakim has worked in the District since the 2003-04 school year - first as a school psychologist, then as a special education supervisor and most recently as an assistant principal at Riverside Campus.

Prior to working at Riverside, Mrs. Wakim worked for eight years as a school psychologist for the Hamilton City School District near Cincinnati. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Kent State University and a Masters of Educational Psychology from Miami University in Ohio. She earned her administrative certificate through Notre Dame College.

Mrs. Wakim is looking forward to her new role as principal of Melridge Elementary working with students, families, and staff.