CCS’ Principal Grabs Regional Principal of the Year Title

Fayetteville – During one of Cumberland County Schools’ (CCS) administrative training sessions this morning, E.E. Smith High School Principal Melody R. Chalmers was announced as the Wells Fargo 2016 Sandhills/South Central Regional Principal of the Year. A photo of Chalmers is below.

She was selected from nine other principals, who represented counties throughout south central North Carolina.  As the regional winner, Chalmers will participate in a portfolio review and interview by a state selection panel.

Announcement of the Wells Fargo North Carolina Principal of the Year will be made on May 12 during an awards event at the Umstead Hotel in Cary, NC.

In October, Chalmers was selected from six other local principals to represent the CCS’ system on the district level.

This is the second year in a row a principal from the Cumberland County School system has been chosen to represent the Sandhills/South Central Region in state competition.


2016 POY Nominee - Melody Chalmers


Published on January 8, 2016 by Renarta Clanton Moyd