HILLSBOROUGH, NC 13 AUGUST 2019- The Board of Education has approved Ms. Anne Purcell to lead Orange High School as the Interim Principal beginning on August 19, 2019. Ms. Purcell has taken a pause on her retirement from Orange County Schools to serve the students, families, and staff of Orange High School. Prior to her retirement, Ms. Purcell was the Principal at C.W. Stanford Middle School.
“I am coming back to keep the momentum of the great work that Eric Yarbrough and his staff put in place,” offered Ms. Purcell. And, coming back to Orange High has another pull for her. “Also, I look forward to helping and leading some of my former students and families that moved up from Stanford to Orange High,” said Ms. Purcell.
Ms. Purcell is a former Principal at C.W. Stanford Middle School, and she was an Assistant Principal at Orange High School. She is a former Principal of the Year for Orange County Schools.