Ellis getting new principal; Davie High new assistant

Published 9:29 am Thursday, December 3, 2020

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Davie County Schools will begin the new year with a new principal at William Ellis Middle School and a new assistant principal at Davie County High School.

“Congratulations to these individuals for being an integral part of the district’s broader vision to meet the learning needs of all children,” said superintendent, Jeff Wallace. P

Casey Morrison will be the principal at William Ellis. Morrison has been in education for 24 years. She earned a bachelor’s degree from NC A&T State in instrumental music and master’s in school administration from Appalachian State University.

She has worked as a band/music teacher, assistant principal, and principal, including experience in elementary, middle, and high school.

“Mrs. Morrison clearly has a heart for students, strong depth of knowledge, good communication skills, and a love for middle school,” Wallace said. “She has established a reputation for being passionate and dedicated, and she is thrilled to be returning home to this area. She will bring a high level of respect and support for teachers/staff, while also focusing on growing each and every student so that William Ellis continues to exceed expectations.”

Prior to coming to William Ellis, she served as principal at West Pender Middle School and Elkin Middle School. Morrison is a native of Surry County and a graduate of Elkin High School. She lives in Winston-Salem and has a son, a grandson and a granddaughter. She will assume her new position on Jan. 2.

Cheryl Reeves is a new assistant principal at Davie High.

Reeves has been in education for 13 years. She earned a bachelor’s degree from East Carolina in elementary education and two master’s degrees from UNCG. She is also a North Carolina Principal Fellow.

Her years of experience include roles as a teacher assistant/bus driver, teacher, and most recently as a math impact coach in Guilford County Schools.

“She brings a fresh outlook and perspective to Davie County High School through her past experiences in various roles,” Wallace said.

Mrs. Reeves lives in High Point with her husband and children. She enjoys attending her children’s extracurricular activities, especially marching band competitions and parades. She will start her new job on Jan. 2.