photo of Kathy Bowdring

Katherine Bowdring

Administrator, High School Academy

Phone: 703-718-2751 Ms. Bowdring holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Mary Washington College and an M.S. in Organic Chemistry from Old Dominion University. She is a veteran of FCPS, having  taught all levels of chemistry, and was science department chair at both  West Potomac and Langley High Schools.  Ms. Bowdring received her administrative certification through the LEAD Fairfax Accelerated Certification Cohort (ACC). She has been an AP exam reader, was named a Fulbright fellow involving travel to China and Korea, was recipient of grants from Hach Scientific Foundation, Smithsonian, and Virginia Space Consortium, and was recognized as a past Teacher of the Year by the McLean Chamber of Commerce. Prior to teaching, Ms. Bowdring worked in the chemical, plastics, and pharmaceutical industries.