Autumn Adkins-Graves

School President

How to Become A: School Principal


Watch Autumn Adkins-Graves, President, Girard College, share how her passion for teaching kids along with a unique Master's Degree in a combination of law, business, and education, helps her lead this 163 year old Philadelphia-based boarding school. She credits everything from taking timed reading tests in school, earning badges as a Girl Scout, and planning parties as a teenager for developing work skills she uses everyday in meeting the demands of her position. Her advice to girls is to work hard, play hard, laugh, love, and enjoy your life.

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