November 15, 2016
Ann Mitchell, principal of Reidsville High School (RHS), has been selected as the 2017 Wells-Fargo Principal of the Year for Rockingham County Schools (RCS) in a program co-sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and Wells-Fargo Bank. Mrs. Mitchell now moves on to compete with other local award recipients from the Piedmont-Triad Region of the State.
Mitchell has served as principal of Reidsville High School since 2015 and has 25 years of experience in education. During her educational career, she has served as an elementary teacher, curriculum facilitator, assistant principal at Reidsville High and principal at Moss Street Elementary.
Mitchell earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, a Master's Degree in Reading and Secondary Education, and a second Master’s Degree in School Administration all from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Additionally, Mitchell has earned an Educational Specialist Degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Regional Principal of the Year award recipients will be selected by February 2017 and the 2017 State Wells Fargo Principal of the Year will be announced in the spring of 2017 at a state event in Raleigh.