Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools recently announced three new principals for the 2014-15 school year during the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education Planning Retreat.
John Milliner-Williams, former assistant principal at Rocky Mount High School, was named the new principal of Tar River Academy.
“I am extremely pleased to have the opportunity and will focus on what I need to do to be successful,” Milliner-Williams said.
Milliner-Williams replaces Brian Hopkins, who accepted a position outside of Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools.
Mary Jones will serve as the new principal of Bailey Elementary School.
Jones, former assistant principal at Northern Nash High School, said she is excited about her new position.
“As the new principal of Bailey Elementary School, I look forward to becoming a part of the Bailey Elementary School family and serving our students,” Jones said.
Jones will replace Amy Thornton who left to pursue other opportunities.
Sherri Wells will take over the principal’s position at Middlesex Elementary School after serving as the assistant principal of Spring Hope Elementary School. “I am so excited to have the opportunity to join the Middlesex Elementary School team,” Wells said. “I look forward to working with the students and staff and also getting to know the school community. I look forward to a great school year.”
Wells replaces Samantha Deans, who has a new assignment in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools.