Leadership Team

Mr. Nick Carlascio - Principal

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Mr. Nick Carlascio - Principal

Mr. Carlascio earned his Bachelor's Degree from St. John Fisher College with a Major in Childhood Education and Special Education. He later attended Gardner Webb University and earned a Master's Degree  in School Administration. He has been a Principal in Kannapolis City Schools since 2012. He was awarded Principal of the Year for KCS in 2015.

Ms. Gwen Love - Assistant Principal (Sixth Grade)

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Ms. Gwen Love - Assistant Principal (Sixth Grade)

Ms. Love moved from Pennsylvania in 1999 to began her career in North Carolina as a teacher. She was employed by Cabarrus County Schools for six years, where she held the positions of 5th Grade Teacher and Assistant Principal. In 2006, Ms. Love joined the Kannapolis City Schools family as the Assistant Principal at Forest Park Elementary.  After serving the Forest Park Community for seven years, Ms. Love became an Assistant Principal at Kannapolis Middle School.  

Ms. Love earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from West Chester University in West Chester, PA, and her Masters in School Administration as a Principal Fellow from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte.

Mrs. Cynthia Mills - Assistant Principal (Seventh Grade)

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Mrs. Cynthia Mills - Assistant Principal (Seventh Grade)

Mrs. Mills began her educational career in Guilford County as a Career and Technical Educator. She later served as a Construction Academy Coordinator for Wake County Schools until her family was relocated to Charlotte where she assisted with Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools' launch of a virtual CTE program. She later held positions in CMS as an Instructional Coordinator and an Academy Coordinator. Mrs. Mills has been an Assistant Principal for Kannapolis City Schools since 2017.

Mrs. Mills earned a B.S. in Finance, Insurance and Real Estate from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a M.Ed. in Business and Marketing Education from North Carolina State University and a Masters of School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She holds a NC 6-12 Business and Marketing teaching license and K-12 Principal license.

Mr. Allen Long - Assistant Principal (Eighth Grade)

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Mr. Allen Long - Assistant Principal (Eighth Grade)

Mr. Long earned his undergraduate degree in History from Lynchburg College, his Master’s degree from Longwood University, and his EdS Degree from Appalachian State University. He taught middle school Social Studies and coached varsity soccer in Virginia prior to moving to North Carolina where he began his career in school administration. Following a three year activation for the military, Mr. Long returned to education and has been serving as the Assistant Principal at Kannapolis Middle School for the past five years.