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Caldwell County Principal Transfers Announced

LENOIR, NC (June 10, 2019) — At the School Board meeting held this evening, Superintendent Dr. Donald Phipps announced 24 administrative changes some effective as soon as June 17.

The follow principal transfers were announced:

Kelly Smith from Davenport A+ to Sawmills Elementary

Meredith Griffin from Happy Valley School to the Early College High School

Courtney Wright from Sawmills Elementary to Granite Falls Middle School

Adam Windmiller from Hudson Elementary to Happy Valley School

Gwyn Roop from Dudley Shoals Elementary to Horizons School

Jeni McNulty from Kings Creek School to Hudson Elementary School

Melissa Costin from Granite Falls Middle to Kings Creek School

Julia Lovett from Hudson Middle School to Lower Creek Elementary School

Chad Smith from South Caldwell High School to Whitnel Elementary

Jay McCarraher from Collettsville School to Assistant Transportation Director

Leigh Ann Frye from Lower Creek Elementary to Director of High School Education

Anna Crooke from Gamewell Middle to Director of Middle School Education

Kim Case from Whitnel Elementary to Coordinator of Innovative & Online Education

The following new two-year administrative contracts were announced:

Cory Trivett, Assistant Principal at West Caldwell to Principal at Collettsville School

Jessica Anthony, Assistant Principal at West Caldwell to Principal at Davenport A+ School

Ryan Cooper, Assistant Principal at William Lenoir Middle to Principal at Dudley Shoals Elementary

Monica Martin, Assistant Principal at Gamewell Middle to Principal at Gamewell Middle School

Katie Elliott, Assistant Human Resource Director to Principal at Hudson Middle School

Keith Hindman, Director of Middle School to Principal at South Caldwell High School

Dr. Katrina McEllen, Director of High School Education to Assistant Superintendent of Educational Program Services

The following Assistant Principal transfers were announced:

Randy Hart, AP at Davenport A+ to Hibriten High School

Michael Dewitt, AP at Hibriten to William Lenoir Middle

Sean Hosfield, AP at Granite Falls Middle to West Caldwell High School

Kristy Hollar, AP at Granite Falls Elementary to Granite Falls Middle School


Granite Falls Elementary School Assistant Principal opening will be posted and filled

Gamewell Middle School Assistant Principal opening will be posted and filled.