Dr. Newman and Our Founders

Dr. Newman smiling wearing traditional Indian attireDr. Newman

Dr. Hepzibah Newman, who contributed to the establishment of Newman International Academy, gave her name to the school. From the inception of the Academy, she made a positive impact on children and youth around the world as an educator. She was 89 years old when she passed away in 2015. She was Founder Principal of Kishnammal College, University of Coimbatore, India and established over 20 educational institutions, which now have over 34,000 students. Dr. Newman was the mother of Dr. Sheba George, Founder and Superintendent of Newman International Academy.

Founders Dr. Sheba George sitting with her husband Mr. Lazarus GeorgeFounders

Dr. Sheba George, along with her husband Mr. Lazarus George, founded Newman International Academy in 2011 as an extension of her mother's vision to raise warriors of wisdom, stature, and favor.