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Board approves principal appointments and transfers


Principal Appointments and Transfers for 2019-2020

During a meeting on June 27, the Gaston County Board of Education approved the following principal appointments/transfers for the 2019-2020 academic year:

Principal Appointments

▪ Todd Goff appointed to serve as principal at Page Primary School.  He previously served as the assistant principal at Belmont Middle School.

▪ Dawn Lavinder appointed to serve as principal at McAdenville Elementary School.  She previously served as the assistant principal at New Hope Elementary School.

▪ Tammy Mims appointed to serve as principal at Chapel Grove Elementary School.  She previously served as an assistant principal at Hunter Huss High School.

▪ James Montgomery appointed to serve as principal at Highland School of Technology.  He previously served as the executive director for high school instruction.

Principal Transfers

▪ Chad Carper transferred to serve as principal at W.C. Friday Middle School.  He previously served as principal at Chapel Grove Elementary School.


▪ Bill Kessler transferred to serve as principal at Sadler Elementary School.  He previously served as principal at Page Primary School.

▪ Lucretia Rice transferred to serve as principal at Warlick Academy.  She previously served as principal at McAdenville Elementary School.