Adrian Fonville, principal of River Road Middle School, has been selected as the 2020 Principal of the Year for Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Mr. Fonville has more than thirteen years of experience in education, serving in the role of teacher, assistant principal, and principal. He has served the past two years at River Road Middle School. Under Mr. Fonville's leadership, River Road Middle School has exceeded growth for two consecutive years and is no longer deemed a low-performing school.
Mr. Fonville holds a bachelor's degree in business management from American Public University and a master's degree in school administration from Grand Canyon University. He completed his teacher certification requirements at East Carolina University.
"Mr. Fonville has demonstrated excellent leadership in his role as principal of River Road Middle School," shared Superintendent Edmonds. "The success that River Road is experiencing does not happen by chance, but by dedication, determination, and a clear vision to support others to be their very best."