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Marshall named Sugarloaf principal

Peggy Marshall Peggy Marshall

Peggy Marshall has been named the new principal at Sugarloaf Elementary School.


She replaces Sallie Carr, who will retire June 30.

Marshall's educational career spans 22 years. She has served as Assistant Principal at Rugby Middle School since 2011. Her administrative experience includes work as a Lead Teacher at Hillandale Elementary from 2008-2011; a Secondary Administration Practicum at Flat Rock Middle and Rugby Middle; and work as an Elementary Instructional Coach. She began her teaching career for the Henderson County Public Schools in 1992 as a second grade teacher at Dana Elementary, where she taught for 16 years.
"The superior educational opportunities afforded to me as both a student and educator in Henderson County have prepared me for this new endeavor in my life. It is both an honor and privilege to join the outstanding Sugarloaf family. I look forward to partnering with the faculty, students, families, and community as we continue to move toward academic excellence," said Marshall.
Marshall holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and a Master of Science Degree in Educational Administration from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. She also received her National Board Recertification as an Early Childhood Generalist in 2010.
"Mrs. Marshall was an excellent classroom teacher," Superintendent David L. Jones said. "She demonstrated strong leadership skills during her tenure as Assistant Principal & Lead Teacher. We are very excited about her appointment as the new principal at Sugarloaf Elementary. She will be a wonderful addition to the Sugarloaf community."
A native of Henderson County, Marshall is a graduate of East Henderson High School. She is married and has two children.