Elementary School Principals

Kim Bowie
Name: Kimberly A. Bowie
Position: Principal of Archdale Elementary School
Born: Burlington, NC 
Years in education: 26
Year joined the Randolph County School System: 2013
Education: B.S. - Special Education (East Carolina University)
M.Ed. - Special Education (UNC-Greensboro)
NBPTS – Special Education
Post Master’s Certification - Administration (UNC-Greensboro) 
Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy watching my boys play soccer, reading books, cooking, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends.
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School System: My favorite thing about RCSS is the passion and love for children. Everyone is focused on what is in the best interest of children. The entire staff of RCSS works together as a team to accomplish the goal of educating all children.
katiie henderson

 

Name:  Katie Henderson
Position: Principal of Coleridge Elementary School
Born: Asheville, NC
Years In Education: 13
Year joined the Randolph County School System: 2017
Education: B.S- Elementary Education (UNC-G)
M.A.-Reading Education (N.C. A&T)
Post Master's Certificate - School Leadership (Appalachian State University)
Hobbies: I love to spend time with my two children and husband, we enjoy traveling and spending time with friends. 
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School System: I love the close community feel of the staff, students, and families in the Randolph County School System.

 

 

nathan gray
Name: Nathan Gray
Position: Principal of Farmer Elementary School
Born: Concord, NC
Years in education: 20
Year joined the Randolph County School System: 2017
Education: B.A. Elementary Education (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
Master of Arts – School Administration (Gardener-Webb University)
Hobbies/Interests:  Spending time with my family, exercising, reading, woodwork, gardening
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School System:  I really like the community atmosphere of the schools and the people are great.
debbie sheron
Name: Debbie Sheron  
Position: Principal of Franklinville Elementary School
Born: Burlington, NC
Years in education: 27
Year joined the Randolph County School System: 1999
Education: B.A. - Elementary Education (UNC-Greensboro); MSA (Western Carolina University); AIG Licensure Add-on (High Point University) 
Hobbies/Interests:  I enjoy reading, cooking, and spending time with family and friends. 
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School System:  Randolph County School System is home. I moved here when I was 12, attended Franklinville and graduated from Eastern Randolph. I would have to say in all the years I have been a part of RCSS, both as a student and employee, the people here stand out as my favorite. The teachers, parents, administrators, and central office personnel make Randolph County a special place. When at home, you are with your family and I consider Randolph County School System part of mine.
ross reaves
Name: Ross Reaves
Position: Principal of Grays Chapel Elementary School
Born: Asheboro, NC
Years in education: 24
Year joined the Randolph County School System: 2001
Education:  B.A. - Psychology (East Carolina University)
M.Ed. - School Counseling (East Carolina University)
M.Ed. - Administrative (High Point University)
Hobbies/Interests:  Family, yard work, running, cycling, participating in and watching most sports, especially college basketball.
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School System: I enjoy developing and growing the relationships with the students, staff, and families in our school community in which I work. The people in Randolph County are very genuine, caring, knowledgeable, and eager to help others. I find that very invigorating and motivates me to do my best each day.
Tracy Dawes

Name: Tracy Dawes
Position: Principal of Hopewell Elementary School
Born: Asheville, NC
Years in education: 30
Year joined the Randolph County School System: 2003
EducationB.S. - K-12 Health and Physical Education (Mars Hill College)
Teacher Certification (Western Carolina University)
MSA (NC A&T State University)
Add-on in Educational Administration (High Point University)
Hobbies/Interests: Reading on the beach
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School SystemSmall school system with a family type atmosphere

anthony warden
Name: Anthony Warden
Position: Principal of John Lawrence Elementary School
Born: Winston-Salem, NC
Years in education: 28
Year joined the Randolph County School System: 1993
Education: B.S. - Physical Education and Health (Appalachian State University)
Master of Administration - Gardner-Webb University
Hobbies/Interests: Umpiring, watching my kids play sports, and watching any sports on TV
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School System: The staff, students, and parents are dedicated to the education of students. It takes 
cooperation of all three for student success.
kelli harrell
Name: Kelli Harrell
Position: Principal of Level Cross Elementary School
Born: High Point, NC
Years in Education: 26
Year Joined the Randolph County School System: 1994
Education: B.A. - Elementary Education (UNC-Charlotte);  M.Ed. - K-12 Reading and PMC Administration (UNC-Greensboro) 
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with family, reading, and camping 
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School System: With the exception of college attendance, I’ve been in RCSS since I was 5 years old!  Through the years, I’ve had countless teachers and mentors who have been instrumental in helping me achieve my life goals and develop a servant’s heart. I can’t imagine working anywhere else!
dana albright johnson
Name: Dana Albright-Johnson
Position: Principal of Liberty Elementary School
Born: Burlington, NC
Years in education: 24
Year joined the Randolph County School System: 2001
Education:  B.A. - English (Elon University)
MSA - School Leadership (UNC-Greensboro)
Ed.S. - Educational Leadership (East Carolina University) 
Hobbies/Interests: Learning, reading, traveling, spending time with my family
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School System: I work with outstanding people who make a positive difference!  
justin pugh
Name: Justin Pugh
Position: Principal of New Market Elementary School
Born: High Point, NC
Years in Education: 10
Year joined Randolph County School System: 2010
Education: B.S. Elementary Education (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
M.A. Executive Leadership (Gardner-Webb University)
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my family, sitting on the beach, and watching the Tar Heels. 
Favorite thing about Randolph County School System: I was born and raised in Randolph County. I attended Trinity Elementary School and graduated from Trinity High School. The community and the people stand out as my favorite things. The students, parents, teachers, and central office staff make Randolph County School System a great place to work.
angela harris
Name: Angela Harris
Position: Principal of Ramseur Elementary School
Born: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Years in education: 22
Year joined the Randolph County School System:  2004
Education: Honors Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology (Lakehead University); Bachelor of Education (Lakehead University); Masters of Art in Education (Wake Forest University); Graduate Certificate in School Leadership (Appalachian State University); AIG Licensure (Pembroke University)
Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy reading, exercising, camping, and spending time with my family.
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School System: The Randolph County School System is unlike any other!  From the moment I moved to Randolph County from a different country, I have felt welcomed, supported, and a part of a great community of passionate educators.  This system does everything it can to help make students and staff successful. I couldn’t imagine being an educator anywhere else!
  
ashley barr
Name: Ashley Barr 
Position: Principal of Randleman Elementary School
Born: Winston-Salem, NC 
Years in education: 17 
Year joined the Randolph County School System: 2019 
Education: B.A. Elementary Education (UNC Chapel Hill)
M.Ed. Educational Leadership (High Point University)
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with family, kayaking, hiking, traveling
Favorite thing about Randolph County School System: It is evident in every interaction with community members, school based staff, central office personnel, and district leadership that students truly come first in ALL we do. 
jamie armfield
Name: Jamie Armfield          
Position: Principal of Seagrove Elementary School
Born: Fayetteville, NC
Years in education: 18
Year joined RCSS: 2002
Education: Bachelor of Social Work (UNC-Greensboro)
M.Ed. (Elon University)
Post Masters - Administration (UNC-Greensboro)
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my family, traveling, photography
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School System: I love that RCSS is a family!  Everybody knows each other and supports on another.
paula laplant
Name: Paula LaPlant
Position: Principal of Southmont Elementary School
Born
Years in education
Year joined the Randolph County School System
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Hobbies/Interests
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School System:  
Beth Davis

Name: Beth Davis
Position: Principal of Tabernacle Elementary School
Born: Lexington, NC
Years in education: 16
Year joined the Randolph County School System: 2018
Education: B.S. Elementary Education (High Point University)
M.A. - Administration (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
Hobbies/Interests: I love spending time with my children, family, and friends. I also enjoy reading, walking, being outdoors, and traveling. 
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School System: One of my favorite things about RCSS is the support that is given. The community is amazing and the staff works together to create a team environment. The Randolph County School System truly does what is best for students! 

cindy walker
Name: Cindy Walker
Position: Principal of Trindale Elementary School
Born: Charlotte, NC
Years in education: 25 years
Year joined the Randolph County School System: 1992
Education: B.A. - Elementary Education (UNC-Greensboro); Masters of Arts - Reading Education (North Carolina A&T State University); Administrative Add-on (Gardner Webb University)  
Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy reading, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends. 
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School System: My favorite thing about the RCSS is the family atmosphere. It's a place where you are known by your name, where people will talk to you, and you have a lot in common with.
ginger crites
Name: Ginger Crites
Position: Principal of Trinity Elementary School
Born: Wiesbaden, West Germany
Years in education: 23
Year joined the Randolph County School System: 2005
Education: B.S. - Elementary Education & Middle Grades Education (Greensboro College)
M. Ed. - Curriculum & Instruction (UNC-Greensboro)
Post Masters Certificate - School Administration (UNC-Greensboro)
Hobbies/Interests: I enjoying reading, walking, watching sports, and spending time with family and friends.
Favorite thing about the Randolph County School System: One of my favorite things about RCSS is the team concept that everyone has within the school system.  We are definitely all working together to make sure our students succeed!