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Michael Eddy named principal of High Shoals Elementary School

Posted by Brook Whitmire

Posted on 09:51, Monday, May 18

At a special session on May 18, the Oconee County Board of Education approved the recommendation of Superintendent Jason Branch to appoint Michael Eddy principal of High Shoals Elementary School. Eddy will replace Billy Heaton, who is transferring to the principal’s position at Malcom Bridge Middle School, and will begin his new duties no later than July 1.

Eddy currently serves as principal of Smith-Barnes Elementary School in McDonough, a position he has held since 2006. He has been employed by Henry County Schools since 2001, and also served as the district’s Title I coordinator as well as the fine arts coordinator. Prior to his service in Henry, Eddy worked as a music teacher and director of bands in the Clayton and Fulton county school systems.

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