Fall Planning Surveys
Parents, click on Surveys so your input can be included in school planning for the fall: https://www.waynecountyschools.org/fallplanningsurveys.aspx


Mr. Kevin Smith, Principal

THOMAS SMITH Mr Smith is a product of Wayne County Public Schools. Upon graduation from Charles B. Aycock High School, he attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and his teaching certificate. Mr. Smith spent his first four years in the classroom at Norwayne Middle School where he taught sixth grade language arts and social studies. In 1998, Mr. Smith returned to Charles B. Aycock, his alma mater, where he spent the next nine years teaching English, journalism and social studies.

Mr. Smith began working on his Master’s degree in administration at East Carolina University in 2007, and received his diploma in the spring of 2009. He was the assistant principal at Spring Creek High School from 2007-2011. From 2012-2015 Mr. Smith served as principal of Rosewood Middle School.  Prior to his move to Southern Wayne,  Mr. Smith served as principal at Spring Creek Middle School

Mr. Smith was selected by his peers as the 2016-2017 and 2018-2019 Principal of the Year for WCPS.


Assistant Principal
Mrs. Angie Grantham
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Michael Jones, Assistant Principal

 A graduate of Wayne County Public Schools, Mr. Jones was an NC Teaching Fellow at UNC-Chapel Hill, where he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He also earned an administrative degree from Appalachian State University. Mr. Jones taught Social Studies and coached track and basketball for 11 years at Spring Creek Middle and Spring Creek High. He has served as WCPS High School Teacher of the Year and worked closely with athletics and student government groups. Before coming to Southern Wayne, he served as an Assistant Principal at Greene Central High School in Snow Hill. Mr. Jones is proud to be a member of the Saint community and looks forward to working with students, parents, and staff at Southern Wayne.
Assistant Prinicipal  
Mr. Michael Jones
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