Dr. Scott has over 17 years of experience in education, with one year as Principal at Tar River Academy and four years as Assistant Principal of Southern Nash High School. Dr. Scott is in his 7th year as principal at SNHS. He earned his Master's in School Administration from North Carolina State University. Dr. Scott completed his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from East Carolina University and the Project I4 program. While in Nash County Public Schools, he served as a teacher, curriculum coach, and professional development coordinator for the district before moving into an administrative role. Dr. Scott was recognized as the Nash County Public Schools Principal of the Year in the 2020-21 school year and currently serves again as the Principal of the Year of the District.
"I am grateful to serve as principal of Southern Nash High and lead a staff of great and growing educators. I strive to take our school to the next level to continue a long tradition of excellence. All of our students have the potential to be GREAT, and it takes everyone involved in the child's life to help make them successful! Our students must embrace their experiences, respond appropriately to challenges, and learn their academic content and valuable character traits to be competitive in this growing global society! I look forward to working with our students and pushing them in their realization of their full potential!"