Vance County Schools Announces New Superintendent

The Vance County Board of Education has appointed Ronald E. Gregory as the next Superintendent of Schools for the Vance County Public School System.

Gregory has been serving as the Interim Superintendent of the school system since May 1.

He will be sworn into office by District Court Judge J. Henry Banks in a brief ceremony at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow in the school system’s Administrative Services Center. The public is invited to attend.

In the selection of a new superintendent, the Vance County Board of Education read and considered the community and staff survey responses, reviewed over 20 applications and supporting documentation, conducted extensive interviews and background and reference checks of the candidates and met to review and discuss all of the information collected.

“I am honored and humbled at the opportunity to serve the Vance County School System as Superintendent,” Gregory said. “I am looking forward to moving our school system to the next level.”

Margaret Ellis, chairperson of the Vance County Board of Education, says she looks forward to Gregory continuing to selflessly serve the students of Vance County, and bringing his documented enthusiasm, excitement and experience to his new role as the Superintendent of Vance County Schools.

The Board asks that the school system staff, parents, students and the entire community commit to support Gregory as he works to help children strive for and achieve excellence. Please join the Board of Education in congratulating Gregory on his appointment as the Superintendent of Vance County Schools.