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Principal's Bio


I am extremely honored to serve as the Principal of Richlands Elementary School!  I am a product of the Onslow County School system as a graduate of Southwest High School.  From the time I was old enough to play school as a little girl, I knew I wanted to be an educator.  After high school, I attended North Carolilna State University for both undergraduate and graduate degrees in education.  Later, I obtained an administrative license from Western Carolina University. 

In addition to being passionate about education, I love being a mom to Jason and Reagan, going to the beach with my family, shopping and reading.