Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Chad Hovis
Mr. Hovis is a native of Lincoln County, where he graduated from Lincolnton High School in 1991. After High School, Mr. Hovis attended Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Healthful Living and a Minor in Health. After teaching Special Education in Gaston County for many years, Mr. Hovis returned to college where he obtained a Masters in School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Mr. Hovis began his administrative career in 2008, in Cherryville; where he was appointed as the Assistant Principal of Cherryville Elementary School. In 2013, Mr. Hovis traveled across town to become the first male principal at W. Blaine Beam Intermediate School. Mr. Hovis is married with one son and his wife is also in administration. Please do not hesitate to stop in and talk to Mr. Hovis. He would enjoy bragging about Brookside Elementary and what outstanding students, faculty and staff he has the pleasure of working with daily.