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Davie County Schools Announces New Principal for William R. Davie Elementary

May 10, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Davie County Schools Announces New Principal for William R. Davie Elementary

Rex Allen, current principal of William R. Davie Elementary School, is retiring June 30 after 21 years of service with Davie County Schools and a total of 32 years in education with the state of North Carolina. Effective July 1, 2016, Karen Stephens will take the lead as principal at William R. Davie.

Karen Stephens currently serves as the principal of Cooleemee Elementary School. Mrs. Stephens earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Mars Hill College and her Masters in Administration from the University of Phoenix.

Before moving to Davie County, Mrs. Stephens had a successful 17-year career as a teacher in Mitchell County Schools. Mrs. Stephens served as a teacher, coach, and athletic director at Davie County High School. She moved to Rowan-Salisbury Schools to serve as assistant principal for Isenberg Elementary School. Upon her return to Davie County Schools, she served as an assistant principal at Pinebrook Elementary School before moving to Cooleemee Elementary as principal in 2012.

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