Asheboro district shifts principals at several schools

Reassignments impact nearly every location in city


ASHEBORO – Four elementary schools and South Asheboro Middle Schools will have new principals when the 2024-25 school year begins.

The Asheboro City Board of Education approved the changes at last week’s meeting.

Balfour Elementary School’s new principal will be Nikia Domally, who moves from that role at Lindley Park Elementary School. She has been with the district since 2004, when she taught Spanish at the high school. She has been principal at Lindley Park since 2016.

Lindley Park Elementary School’s new principal will be Keisha Dawalt, who has been North Asheboro Middle School’s principal since 2021. She’s a former assistant principal at Balfour Elementary School.

The new principal at Teachey Elementary School will be Jordan Seagraves, who’s the assistant principal at Loflin Elementary School. He began his current role in 2021 after receiving a Teach of the Year honor two years earlier.

McCrary Elementary School will have Kelly Patton as its next principal, shifting from a role of assistant principal at the school. She joined the district in 2016.

Chris Burian moves from principal at McCrary Elementary School to principal at South Asheboro Middle School. He has been with Asheboro schools since 2006 and was a school-level Teach of the Year in 2011 and district-level Teacher of the Year in 2015. Burian has been an administrator at Balfour Elementary School, Lindley Park Elementary School, Loftin Elementary School and North Asheboro Middle School.

Julie Brady will move from principal at South Asheboro Middle School to oversee the district’s Global Innovation Center. She’s a past principal at McCrary Elementary School.

Ann Evans goes from principal at Teachey Elementary School to overseeing secondary math instruction in the district. She has been with the city schools since 2009, when she was a math teacher at the high school. Her past includes time in administrative roles at McCrary Elementary School and Teachey Elementary School.

By Randolph Record