• About Me

    Professional Organizations

    I am a past president of the North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities. I served in that role for the last three years. In the past, I have served as the middle school representative for the Forsyth Principals Association. I served as the president during the 2007-2008 school year and vice president during the 2006-2007 school year.  I have served on the Principals' Advisory Council for Northwest RESA.  I have served on the superintendent's budget committee. I am a member of the North Carolina Association of School Administrators, the National Education Association, the North Carolina Association of Educators, and Forsyth County Association of Educators. 



    Stokes County Principal of the Year - 1999-2000

    North Carolina Principal of the Year, 2000-2001, awarded by Visiting International Faculty program

    Outstanding Administrator in Science, Math, and Technology for 2014, awarded by the North Carolina Science, Math, and Technology Education Center.

    Magnet Schools of America Regional Principal of the Year (Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, & South Carolina) 

    My Licensure

    I hold North Carolina Licensure in the following areas: 
    -School Administrator - Superintendent
    -School Administrator - Principal
    -Curriculum Instructional Specialist
    -Instructional Technology Specialist
    -Academically Gifted
    -Middle Grades Language Arts
    -Middle Grades Social Studies
    -Secondary English

    My Education

    High School Diploma: Northwest Ashe
    High School, Warrensville, NC
    B. A. Degree, Magna Cum Laude: 
    Pfeiffer College, Misenheimer, NC
    M. S. Degree: North Carolina A & T 
    University, Greensboro, NC
    Ed. S. Degree: Appalachian State 
    University, Boone, NC 



    About my family...

    I live with my family in Walnut Cove, North Carolina. My wife is the media specialist at an elementary school in Winston-Salem. I have two daughters and one son. One daughter works for a tech company that specializes in math educational software for middle schools.  One daughter is currently enrolled in a teacher education program at the masters level. My son is an aerospace engineer.