(pictured: Dr. Ethan Lenker- Superintendent, Michael Casey, Dr. Chena Cayton and Board Chair, Anna Barrett Smith)
Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year Winners Announced
October 10, 2019
Pitt County Schools is pleased to announce that Dr. Chena Cayton, Principal of Ayden-Grifton High School, has been named the district’s Principal of the Year for 2019, while Michael Caseyof G.R. Whitfield School has been named Assistant Principal of the Year. Nominees and award winners were recognized Wednesday evening, October 10, 2019, at the Rock Springs Center at a ceremony graciously sponsored by Pitt County Farm Bureau. This annual event recognizes some of the top leaders within Pitt County Schools.
Dr. Cayton, a graduate of East Carolina University, has been an educator for twenty one years. She has served as Principal of AGHS for the past five years. Mr. Casey, who has served as an Assistant Principal at G.R. Whitfield School for two years and is a graduate of State University of New York and North Carolina State University.
The nominees for Principal of the Year were:
Colleen Burt, Principal of Elmhurst Elementary School
Dr. Chena Cayton, Principal of Ayden-Grifton High School
Sara English, Principal of Northwest Elementary School
Marieka Harrison, Principal of Ayden Middle School
Jennifer James, Principal of Innovation Early College High School
Norman McDuffie, Principal of A.G. Cox Middle School
Darryl Thomas, Jr., Principal of E.B. Aycock Middle School
The nominees for Assistant Principal of the Year were:
Linda Brantley- A.G. Cox Middle School, Michael Casey- G.R. Whitfield School, Tarrus Carr- D.H. Conley High School, Greg McDaid- South Central High School, Lisa Robbins- H.B. Sugg School
Please join us in congratulating all of these exceptional leaders in Pitt County Schools.