School news: Principals to shift; Gainey honored; Commencement times listed

ASHEBORO – The Randolph County School System made a few principal appointments for the next school year.

Dennis Hamilton is going from his role as principal at Randleman to become principal at neighboring Providence Grove. No replacement for the Randleman position has been named.

Corey Culp, an assistant principal at Liberty Elementary and Grays Chapel Elementary School, will be the principal at Liberty Elementary School.

Katie Henderson moves from principal at Coleridge Elementary School to become the principal at Franklinville Elementary School.

All the appointments are effective July 1.

For schools in the Randolph County School System, the last day of classes is June 9 with a two-hour early release.

Gainey honored

RCSS announced that superintendent Stephen Gainey has been named the Superintendent of the Year for the Piedmont Triad Education Consortium.

Gainey has been superintendent for RCSS since the summer of 2013.

Commencement times

Here’s a list of times for high school graduations in Randolph County. All of the remaining ceremonies are scheduled for June 9.

6 p.m.: Eastern Randolph, Trinity.

7 p.m.: Asheboro, Randleman, Southwestern Randolph, Uwharrie Ridge Six-Twelve (at Journey Church in Asheboro).

8 p.m.: Providence Grove, Wheatmore.

Note: Randolph Early College graduate was held May 19 at Journey Church in Asheboro.

Uwharrie Charter Academy’s commencement was held May 26.

By Bob Sutton