• SCS appoints 17 new principals for 2016-17 school year


    Administration changes in Shelby County Schools will be evident for the 2016-17 school year.

    SCS Superintendent Dorsey Hopson appointed 17 new principles for the upcoming school year.

    “In order for our students and schools to reach the ambitious goals we have for this district, it’s important to create an environment that fosters success. It takes a strong, effective school leader to make that become a reality,” Hopson said.

    The schools getting the new principals will be primarily traditional and iZone schools, as well as the first-ever appointment for the District’s newly formed Empowerment Zone, which is a “proactive intervention to support low-performing schools in the Whitehaven community,” a SCS press release said.

    Below is the complete list of all the new principal appointments:

     Alcy Elementary+

    Antuan Knapp

    Bruce Elementary+

    Archie Moss

    Cherokee Elementary*

    Sunya Payne

    Cummings K-8+

    Keyundah Coleman


    Tonya Miller

    Douglas High*+

    John Bush

    Douglas K-8*+

    Kamiah Turner

    Geeter Middle*

    Pamela Yancy-Taylor

    Hamilton Middle*

    Audrey Johnson

    Havenview Middle+

    Darla Young

    Lucy Elementary+

    Jonathan Humphrey

    Manassas High+

    Willie Williams

    Mitchell High*

    Kelvin Meeks

    Trezevant High*

    Ronnie Mackin

    Westhaven Elementary*

    Rodney Rowan

    Westwood High*

    Julia Callaway

    Willow Oaks+

    Angela Nichols

    *- Denotes iZone School

    + - Denotes New Principal

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