A tall, white-haired woman with a thin, stern mouth and a commanding presence. Always dressed smartly, she can trace her family back to the founding of Independence in the late 18th century.
Full Name: Dr Annabelle Wintringer
She runs a fairly tight ship, and places a strong emphasis upon discipline amongst the student-body. Whilst both staff and students tend to stand somewhat in fear of her, a few of the faculty have earned the privileged status of ‘favourite’, granting them extensive lee-way in how they manage their classes, in particular in relation to unusual forms of punishment.