Mrs. Dana Bengtson

Phone: 919-989-6418

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Music from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Mrs. Dana Bengtson

My name is Dana Bengtson and I am the new Music Teacher at West Smithfield Elementary. This will be my 14th year teaching in Johnston County Public Schools. Previously, I taught for 13 years at Benson Middle School as their General Music, Chorus, and Band Director. As a graduate of Smithfield-Selma Senior High School I am very excited to teach students who will also be attending SSS. This is a great community and I am very excited to start this new adventure with you. Go Eagles!

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