Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Dan Kimzey
High School Principal Dan Kimzey is a graduate of Dillon High School and did his undergraduate work at University of Montana-Western and the University of North Dakota. He earned a Masters in Educational Leadership from University of North Dakota. He was a high school social studies classroom teacher at Grand Forks Central High School, ND from 1997-2002 prior to working as the assistant principal at Polson High School for six years. Dan has been in the Hamilton District a total of 10 years with five of those years as the middle school principal from 2008 to 2013 and as the high school principal since 2013. Dan was recently awarded the Montana Secondary Principal of the year in 2016, served as a president for the Montana Association of High School Principals, participated in numerous statelevel committees, and has been appointed as a Legislative Network Member for the School Administrators of Montana. Dan retired as a Sergeant Major from the US Army Reserve in 2013 and is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and other operations from his 23 years of active and reserve-component Army career. Dan’s wife, Brooke, is a speech pathologist for Corvallis schools, his daughter is an upperclassman at HHS and his son attends HMS.