October is National Principals Month. At the beginning of the school year, we spoke to several of North Carolina’s 2023 regional Principals of the Year to ask what is giving them hope this year.
Their answers are below. Thank you for the work you do for our students, schools, and communities.
John Lassiter, Hertford Grammar in Perquimans County Schools
Jessie Gravel, Walter R. Johnson Middle in Burke County Schools
Ashley Faulkenberry, Trent Park Elementary in Craven County Schools
Ruafika Cobb, Ira B. Jones Elementary in Asheville City Schools
Tonya Williams, Concord Middle in Cabarrus County Schools
T.J. Worrell, NE Academy for Aerospace and Advance Technologies in Elizabeth City