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NHCS Announces New Principals and Other Administrators
at August Board of Education Meeting

The New Hanover County Board of Education named one new principal, two new assistant principals and a new Program Director for Wilmington Early College High School at their August 4, 2015 Board Meeting.

   
Ronald Villines, Principal – Williston Middle School
Mr. Villines served as the principal at Graham Middle School, assistant principal at Graham High School, Graham Middle School, and East Mooresville Intermediate School, and teacher at Graham Middle School.

Mr. Villines received a Bachelor’s degree from East Carolina University and a Master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Mr. Villines’ administrative contract will be in effect until June 30, 2017.
Ronald Villines, Principal – Williston Middle School
   
Stephanie Washington, Assistant Principal – Ogden Elementary School  
Ms. Washington has served as a teacher at Ogden Elementary School since 2003. She also completed her administrative internship at Ogden Elementary School.

Ms. Washington received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a Master’s degree from the Gardner-Webb University.

Ms. Washington’s administrative contract will be in effect until June 30, 2017.
Stephanie Washington, Assistant Principal – Ogden Elementary School
   
Jeff Swanson, Assistant Principal – Virgo Preparatory Academy  
Currently, Mr. Swanson serves as the assistant principal-student services at Granville Central High School. Previously, he served as a teacher at New Bern High School and intervention coordinator at South Brunswick High School. Prior to these positions, he taught at Southern Alamance High School, South Brunswick High School New Bern High School, and Edwards Middle School.

Mr. Swanson received a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Mr. Swanson’s administrative contract will be in effect until June 30, 2017.
Jeff Swanson, Assistant Principal – Virgo Preparatory Academy
   
Donnie Watkins, Program Director – Wilmington Early College High School
Currently, Mr. Watkins serves as the high school dean at Triad Math and Science Academy in Greensboro, NC. Previously, he served as the graduation coach for Asheboro High School, student service administrator with the Western Region Central Office in Guilford County Schools, teacher/coordinator of an Alternative School with Asheboro County Schools, and a counselor with New Opportunities at Lake Forest Academy in Wilmington, NC.

Mr. Watkins received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a Master’s degree from the American Intercontinental University in Illinois.

Mr. Watkins’ administrative contract will be in effect until June 30, 2017.





Posted: 08/06/15