513 E. McCrae St.
Grifton, NC 28530
School Hours: 7:30 AM - 2:38 PM
Kevin Smith received his bachelor’s degree in History Education, followed by a Master of School Administration and Educational Specialist degree in Educational Administration, all through East Carolina University. He has 16 years of experience in the field of education as a teacher, assistant principal and principal, all of which have been in the service of the students of Pitt County Schools.
“I am very proud of all of our accomplishments at Belvoir Elementary School over the past four years,” Smith shared. “As a resident of the Ayden-Grifton community, I feel honored to be named the principal at Grifton School and look forward to working the parents, staff, students and community to help the school reach its full potential.”
Mike Pollard received his bachelor’s degree in Music Education from East Carolina University, followed by a Master of Arts in Teaching and a School Administration degree, also through ECU. He has 23 years of experience in the field of education, all of which have been with Pitt County Schools. Pollard began his career as a band director for 12 years, served as the assistant principal and principal at Hope Middle School for seven years, and has led Grifton School as principal for the past three years.
“My time at Grifton School has been a blessing, and I will forever cherish the relationships I have made in the Grifton community,” Pollard stated. “I look forward to joining the Chicod community and partnering with them to continue their storied history of excellence.”