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Grady A. Brown is ready for the 2018-19 School Year with a new Principal

HILLSBOROUGH, NC 19 MAY 2018- The upcoming 2018-19 school year will welcome in some new faces to Grady A. Brown elementary school, along with a familiar face in a new role.  Beginning this summer, Mr. Chris Marks will take over as Principal of Grady A. Brown elementary. Currently, Mr. Marks is the Assistant Principal at the school.

“The students, staff, and community have a deep appreciation for our school, and I look forward to honoring the legacy that many hold so dearly,” offered Mr. Marks. He is looking forward to building on the success of the positive culture already in place at Grady A. Brown. “Each day, students walk through the doors and are greeted by a caring and compassionate staff,” added Mr. Marks.

Mr. Marks earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and he earned his Master of Education in Elementary Education from Elon University. Prior to coming to Orange County Schools two years ago, Mr. Marks served for 15 years as a teacher in the Alamance-Burlington School System.

chris marks is the new principal of grady a brown elementary