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    Eric Betheil, Principal    ericbetheil@fcschools.net

    The 2019-2020 school year will be Mr. Betheil's 23nd in the field of education and he says,"I enjoy what I do each day."  Mr. Betheil received his BA in English from the University of Rhode Island, his MAT from Monmouth University, and Licensure in School Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill.  His teaching career began at his alma mater, Westwood High School (Go Cards!), where he taught for 9 years, teaching English and coaching soccer, wrestling and golf.

    Upon relocating to NC, Mr. Betheil taught at Wakefield High School for 3 years.  He then transitioned to school administration and has served as an AP at Davis Drive Middle School and Wakefield High School.  He currently live in Wake Forest with my wife Deb and their two daughters Maddie and Haylie.   He looks forward to continuing to serve as the school leader at Terrell Lane Middle School, where he has been for 4 years, and work closely with FCS and the Louisburg community.


    Tekeyla Jones, Assistant Principal   tekeylajones@fcschools.net

    Mrs. Jones is originally from Ahoskie, North Carolina and had the opportunity to live in Utah, Texas, Spain, Germany and Netherlands as a military child before returning to North Carolina. She received her Bachelors of Arts from Shaw University, Masters in Counseling from East Carolina and her Administration degree from North Carolina State University where she will begin working on her doctorate summer of 2020. Mrs. Jones began her career as a social worker before becoming a middle school Social Studies teacher and later a middle and high school counselor. This is Mrs. Jones' third year as an assistant principal. She began her tenure at Terrell Lane in Decemeber of 2019. Mrs. Jones is married with 2 sons and knows that working with teachers and serving students is her calling.

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    Candice Murtagh, Assistant Principal


    Ms. Murtagh was born and raised in Franklin County. She is proud to have been a product of the Franklin County School System. She earned her undergraduate degree from NC State University in 2003. After teaching for 13 years, she was awarded the opportunity to be part of NC State University’s Educational Leadership Academy (NELA) where she graduated with a Master's Degree in School Administration in 2018. This is her 16th year in education. Prior to becoming Assistant Principal at Terrell Lane, she taught science at Terrell Lane. "I love being part of the leadership here. This school and our students hold a special place in my heart. I feel very lucky that my job at our school is a favorite place of mine!" 

    "One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world." Malala Yousafzai