The Gaston County Board of Education recognized members of the Superintendent’s Leadership Academy. This is a program that began last year to provide professional development for assistant principals who aspire to become principals in Gaston County Schools. There are 16 assistant principals involved in this leadership program, and two of them were appointed this year to serve as principals.
Pictured are (front row - Shavon O’Brien, Mount Holly Middle, Dawn Lavinder, Stuart W. Cramer High, Chris Dixon, Holbrook Middle, Lisa Rothwell, Stuart W. Cramer High, Allison Rhyne, Costner Elementary, Tonnell Oliphant, Grier Middle, April Conley, Southwest Middle, back row - Superintendent W. Jeffrey Booker, Megan LeFevers, Bessemer City High, Patrick Watson, Southwest Middle, Miranda Buchanon, Springfield Elementary, Jessica Mellon, Lowell Elementary and Francine DaCanal, Bessemer City Middle.
Not pictured are Nakishia Glenn, Forestview High, Todd Goff, Belmont Central Elementary, Michael Dermott, Hunter Huss High School and Caroline Black, Bessemer City Central Elementary.