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Dr. Sara Newell named A.L. Brown High School Interim Principal

Dr. Sara Newell will be serving as the interim principal at A. L. Brown High School, following the resignation of Angelo DelliSanti who is taking a position outside of public education.  Newell is currently an Assistant Principal at ALBHS and has also served as both a teacher and AIG Lead for the district.

Superintendent, Kevin Garay, stated “Dr. Newell is an accomplished and compassionate educator who will provide strong stability and leadership for the A.L. Brown High School students and staff.  She has tremendous work ethic and a deep understanding of how to best support and lead in Kannapolis City Schools.  We are excited to see Dr. Newell in this new role.”

Newell received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Saint Bonaventure University in New York.  She earned a Master’s in Middle Grades Instruction from Gardner-Webb University, an add-on certification in K12 Gifted Education from UNC Charlotte, and a Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction and add-on administration certification in Educational Leadership from Gardner-Webb University.

Dr. Newell will serve as the interim beginning January 18, 2022, through the remainder of the school year.