Kathy Paiml has been named the new principal at Helena Intermediate School. Ms. Paiml has over 17 years in education. She has taught at the elementary school level, served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), and is currently the assistant principal in the Hoover City School District. She received her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from the University of Memphis; her Master’s degrees in Early Education from UAB, and in Educational Administration from the University of Montevallo; and her Ed.S. degree in Technology from Lesley University. In 2013, she was awarded the UAB Outstanding Elementary Alumni Award.