Amanda O’Dowd Announced as Benignus Elementary Principal


Amanda O’Dowd is excited to begin serving today as principal of Benignus Elementary, a school that feeds into her alma mater, Klein Oak High School. 

“Amanda leads with a joyful heart and creates a family atmosphere wherever she goes,” Klein ISD Superintendent Dr. Jenny McGown said. “Her open, approachable leadership style builds strong relationships with students, educators, and families. With high expectations for student success, Amanda will certainly continue the tradition of excellence and innovation at Benignus.” 

Amanda comes from a family of educators and is consistently student-focused, as we have seen in her nine combined years of experience in our Klein Family. 

“I look forward to collaborating with the wonderful staff and school community at Benignus,” Amanda said.

We are looking forward to seeing what our Leopards accomplish under Amanda’s leadership!