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Saturday, 15 February 2020 09:00

New principals have been named for four Forsyth County Schools.

Four new Principals were named for the 2020-2021 school Year.  Theay are

Megan Thompson, Lakeside Middle School

2019-20 principal, Kim Head, is retiring.

Thompson started teaching at South Forsyth Middle School, then became an assistant principal at Sharon Elementary School for three years prior to transferring to Lakeside Middle School as an assistant principal in 2017. She has been a Teacher of the Year as well as a committee member on two National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence. She holds a doctorate degree from Walden University.

Amanda Thrower, Liberty Middle School

2019-20 principal, Cheryl Riddle, is moving to Hendricks Middle School.

Thrower began her teaching career in 2002 as an English teacher at Liberty Middle School. Her entire professional career has been in Forsyth County, serving at North Forsyth High School, Riverwatch Middle School, and Forsyth Central High School. In addition to teaching, she has been a media specialist, Instructional Technology Specialist, Quality Work Facilitator, and an assistant principal at both the middle and high school levels. Thrower holds a specialist degree from Nova Southeastern University.

Molly Bradley, South Forsyth Middle School

2019-20 principal, Sandy Tinsley, is retiring.

Bradley is currently an assistant principal at West Forsyth High School. She has served as an assistant principal for nine years. Prior to her leadership roles, including Instructional Lead Teacher, Bradley was an English teacher in McDonough, as well as Indiana and Michigan. She serves on the Board of Directors at Jessie's House and is a member of various professional organizations. She holds a specialist degree from Lincoln Memorial University.

Bob Carnaroli, North Forsyth High School

2019-20 principal, Jeff Cheney, is moving to East Forsyth High School.

Carnaroli has  35 years' experience in Georgia, Indiana, and Florida. Since coming to Forsyth County, Carnaroli has served as the lead counselor and administrative assistant at North Forsyth High School, lead counselor and assistant principal at West Forsyth High School, and presently serves as assistant principal at Denmark High School. He was named the Forsyth County Schools High School Counselor of the Year in February 2007, and Forsyth County Schools Employee of the Month (Administrator) in February 2019. Carnaroli holds master's degrees from both the University of South Florida and the University of Notre Dame.