I am very honored and excited for my 3rd year as Principal at Rocky River High School. As we move forward, please know that I welcome and desire your input as we reveal Rocky River High School as the premier school in the Charlotte Mecklenburg School System. Together we can and we will rise to the top because of our commitment to join together as a united school family, declaring that our children will receive the best education possible. We are in our finest days and our best is yet to come!
My Mission Statement
It is my mission to motivate, inspire, and propel each and every member of our school family into our places of continual excellence as students, educators, parent-partners, community based partners and life-long learners. Rocky River High School is bursting with great potential to far exceed expectations and to produce learners and leaders who refuse to be average, overcoming obstacles and blazing trails that make great impacts in our community and beyond.
I am currently in my 3rd Year as Principal of Rocky River High School. I have a passion to learn and a desire to realize greatness in myself and others.
I am a 1990 graduate of Bandys High School (Catawba, North Carolina). Upon graduating from high school, I attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on a full basketball scholarship. In 1992, I transferred to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina where I graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Physical Education(1995) and a MS in Physical Education (2000). I continued my education at Gardner Webb University and received my degree in School Administration(1998). I completed the requirements for my Ed.S degree in May 2015 from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. I am currently enrolled in their Ed.D program for Education Administration.
Before becoming an administrator, I taught in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County and Charlotte Mecklenburg School Systems. I taught Health and Physical Education from 1999-2009. In addition to teaching, I coached basketball, football (Wide Receivers), track, volleyball and softball.
In June 2009, I accepted a position of Assistant Principal/Athletic Director at Newton Conover High School. In March 2012, I became the Director of Athletics for the Alamance Burlington School System. I served as Assistant Principal at Statesville High School for a year (2013-2014) before becoming Principal of Statesville Middle School. I proudly accepted the call to be the Principal of Rocky River High School July 1, 2016.
I currently reside in Sherrills Ford, North Carolina with my two children: Jerron and Trevion.