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RCS Names New Administrators for the 2018-2019 School Year



June 11, 2018


Rockingham County Schools (RCS) has named new administrators at schools across the district for the 2018-19 school year. The Rockingham County Board of Education officially approved these appointments at the Board of Education Meeting on June 11, 2018. 


Congratulations to the following administrators on their new appointments:


Director of Digital Learning and Media

Elizabeth Covell - current Principal at Central Elementary


Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction

Christy Bailey - current Principal at Draper Elementary


Principal – Rockingham Early College High

Russell Vernon - current Principal at Huntsville Elementary


Principal – Morehead High

Ryan Moody – current Assistant Principal at Grimsley High (Guilford County Schools)


Principal – McMichael High

Jonathan Williams – current Assistant Principal at Walkertown High (Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools)


Principal – Dillard/New Vision Merged School

Trina McCoy - current Principal at Dillard Elementary


Principal - Huntsville Elementary

Gary Pyrtle - current Principal at Williamsburg Elementary


Principal - Central Elementary

Jane Frazier - current Principal New Vision School of Math, Science and Technology


Principal - Williamsburg Elementary

Dr. Leslie Cassell - current Principal at Moss Street Elementary


Assistant Principal - Monroeton Elementary/Wentworth Elementary

Misty Slade - Current Assistant Principal at Holmes Middle


Assistant Principal - Dillard/New Vision Merged School

Lauryn Thornton - current Assistant Principal Intern at Rockingham County Middle School


Assistant Principal - Central Elementary

Dr. Kelly Nelson - current Instructional Coach at Draper Elementary


Assistant Principal – Leaksville-Spray Elementary

Shannon Poindexter - Current Assistant Principal at Leaksville-Spray/Central Elementary


Assistant Principal – Williamsburg Elementary

Tameka Goods - Current Assistant Principal at Monroeton/Wentworth Elementary


Assistant Principal - Holmes Middle

Dennis Paschal - current Assistant Principal Intern at Western Rockingham Middle