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The Cherryville Eagle

Gaston County Schools’ Principal appointments

by MICHAEL E. POWELL
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According to a media release from Gaston County Schools, spokesman Todd Hagans said that during their Board of Education meeting on Monday, June 15, the Board approved the following three principal appointments for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Mr. Chris Mills, previously the Director of Alternative Education, was appointed to serve as Principal at Webb Street School.
Kings Mountain resident and former CHS teacher, Matt Rikard, was appointed to serve as principal at Cherryville’s John Chavis Middle School.
Hagans noted that previously Mr. Rikard served as an assistant principal at Cramerton Middle School.
Mr. Ryan Smith was appointed to serve as Principal at H.H. Beam Elementary School.
Mr. Smith previously served as Principal for a number of years at John Chavis Middle School in Cherryville.