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April 12, 2022

Centennial High School Announces new Activities Director

NateLingrenNate Lingren has been selected to become the Activities Director of Ankeny Centennial High School, pending board approval, beginning July 1, 2022.

Nate’s passion for supporting students and families with their activity and athletics endeavors is outstanding. His proven track record of engagement and leadership within various athletic and events organizations will only further the success of Ankeny Centennial High School.

“I am incredibly humbled for the opportunity to join the Ankeny Centennial staff and the Ankeny Community School District as the Activities Director,” noted Mr. Lingren. “Ankeny is filled with incredible students and families whose passion for the Arts, Clubs, Activities, and Athletics is second to none. The vision and leadership of the Administration has me excited to get to work!  Go Jags!”

Nate is currently the Athletics and Activities Coordinator for Valley High School in West Des Moines, where he has served since 2017. Over the course of his career, he has worked in varied roles including working for the Iowa Cubs and the Wells Fargo Arena and Iowa Events Center.

Mr. Lingren received a Sports Management degree from Iowa State University. He has also received the Athletic Administration Authorization and CAA Designation from NIAAA.

Nate will officially begin as Activities Director July 1, but he will be in the district periodically prior to that time to collaborate with staff and administrators toward a smooth transition.

We look forward to continued success at Ankeny Centennial High School.