County schools name new administrators

I have enjoyed the journey and all of the opportunities along the way, Bannach said. I am excited to be going back home to Lakeview.

Becky Siever will assume the role of Principal at West Elementary School where she has served as Assistant Principal for the past four years.Before becoming an administrator with Wilson County Schools, she was a teacher at Lakeview Elementary School, Mt. Juliet Elementary School, White County Schools and Holy Rosary Academy. She said she is elated to be a part of Wests new expansion project.I am humbled and grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve the parents, students, and community.

Two additional principal openings were created by the retirement of Steven N. Brown at Mt. Juliet Elementary School and Yvonne Kittrell at Rutland Elementary School.

Sandra Grisham, the Assistant Principal of Mt. Juliet Elementary School for the past six years, has been promoted to Principal.Grisham earned her A.S. degree from Cumberland University and her Bachelors and Masters degrees from Tennessee Technological University.She started her career teaching in Smith County and transferred to Wilson County in 1986.

As a classroom teacher Grisham earned Career Ladder III status and was recognized as a Teacher of the Year for Wilson County Schools and as West Wilson Rotary Teacher of the Year.I have been blessed to serve as the assistant principal at Mt. Juliet Elementary for the past six years and feel honored to be selected to serve as the next principal, she added.

Cathy York will fill the Rutland Elementary vacancy created by the retirement of Kittrell.York has been a Wilson County educator for 19 years.After teaching 7th and 8th grade Language Arts at Southside Elementary, she has served as Assistant Principal at Rutland Elementary for the past six years.

York serves in several community leadership roles. She noted, I am committed to ensuring Rutland Elementary School remains the positive family oriented school that it has always been and I am excited about the prospects of the future ahead.