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Administrator Spotlight: Billy Cannon

In honor of Principals’ Appreciation Month, Newton-Conover City Schools will be spotlighting its incredible Principals from now through the end of October.  Today’s feature is on Mr. Billy Cannon, Assistant Principal of Newton-Conover High School!

Billy Cannon is one of two Assistant Principals at Newton-Conover High School. He graduated from N-CHS in 2002 and then attended Lenoir-Rhyne University where he received his Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education. Mr. Cannon came to Newton-Conover City Schools in 2007 where he taught mainly Science and Social Studies at Newton-Conover Middle School. He has been recognized as the Beginning Teacher of The Year in 2008 and Teacher of the Year for Newton-Conover Middle School in 2010.  He has earned a  Masters Degree in Middle Grades Education in 2010 and completed his Add-On in  School Administration in 2012 both from Appalachian State University. Mr. Cannon is going into his fifth year serving as an Assistant Principal at Newton-Conover High School.

Responsibilities: Administrative and Supervisory Responsibilities of Newton- Conover High School

Including but not limited to; Facilities and Maintenance, Teacher Observations, Discipline, Social Media Manager, Co-Testing Coordinator, School Improvement Plan, and Car Riders.

About Leah Bobbett

Leah attends Lenoir-Rhyne University as a senior. At Lenoir-Rhyne she has taken coursework in public relations, broadcast, journalism, and public speaking. She has also taken classes on argumentation, advocacy, and rhetoric. During summers previous she has worked with a number of organizations, to assist in their public relations departments, their social media departments, and planning events for them. On campus, she is currently the social media director for the SARA Club. Leah wrote for the Lenoir-Rhyne student newspaper, the LRN Monthly, for two semesters. Leah is also part of Lambda Pi Eta, the communications honor society for college students.

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