Principal

      Phone: 919-496-3975 ext 222

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      Degrees and Certifications:

      Mr. Daniel Wright

      Mr. Wright is entering his 28th year in education all with Franklin County Schools and second year as the principal of Bunn High School. He began his career as an Exceptional Children’s Teacher Assistant and bus driver at Bunn High School. After two years in that position, Mr. Wright served as the In-School Suspension Coordinator for six years. In 2000 Mr. Wright was at Bunn Middle School where he served as Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts teacher. He also served one season as the soccer coach. In 2005, Mr. Wright returned to Bunn High School where he served as a World and United States History teacher. In 2008 Mr. Wright was named Assistant Principal of Bunn High and has held that role for ten years. In 2014 he was named Franklin County Assistant Principal of the Year. During that time, he supervised teachers through classroom observations, assisted in the development of school performance goals and was involved in the schools’ disciplinary policies. Mr. Wright has also served as the Head JV basketball coach for both the men’s and women’s team, Assistant basketball coach for both the men’s and women’s teams, Head Coach of the Varsity women’s program, Cross Country coach, and Women’s Track and Field Coach.

      Mr. Wright is a graduate of Bunn High School. He received his Bachelors of Arts degree in Politics and Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice in 1986 from North Carolina Wesleyan College and his Masters of School Administration degree in 2010 from Western Carolina University. He is married to Cheryl Wright and has a stepdaughter and two grandchildren.

      Assistant Principal

      Phone: 919-496-3975 ext, 230

      Email:

      Degrees and Certifications:

      Mrs. Laura Wilson

      Mrs. Wilson earned an undergraduate degree in Secondary Mathematics Education from NC State University and taught 9-12th grade Mathematics at Franklinton High School for nearly a decade.  She was recognized as Franklin County Schools Secondary Mathematics Educator of the Year in the 2014-2015 school year. Additionally, she participated in the North Carolina Governor’s Teacher Network and Aspire (NCSU’s ACT Prep-Class Training). In her last years in the classroom, Mrs. Wilson served as the Math Department Chair, served on the School Leadership Team, School Improvement Team, and the school's Professional Development team. Throughout her teaching career, she also served as a teacher mentor, student government sponsor, Varsity cheerleading coach, and Competition team cheerleading coach. 

      Mrs. Wilson earned a Master of School Administration degree from NC State University and was a member of the Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA). NELA is a fully-funded scholarship program, ranked Top Principal Preparatory Program in the United States, (one of only five to earn this distinction from the University Council of Education Administration). She is in her fourth year serving as an Assistant Principal for Bunn High School. Mrs.Wilson is a 2019 recipient of NC State University's US Department of Education grant titled, “The Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA) 2.0: Developing and Sustaining Effective Leaders for High-Need Rural Districts,” in the amount of $6,500 for Bunn High School. She was also a presenter and guest panelist at NC State University’s 2019 NELA SUMMER CONFERENCE: BUILDING TEACHER EFFICACY: THE KEY TO SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT. Currently, Mrs. Wilson is a member of Franklin County Schools’ Remote Learning Team and Bunn High School's Remote Learning team and enrolled in NC Principal’s & Assistant Principals’ Association’s inaugural cohort of Distinguished Leadership in a Remote Learning Environment. She will continue her educational studies at NC State University to earn her Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) - Educational Administration and Supervision in May 2021.

      Assistant Principal

      Phone: 919-496-3975 ext. 232

      Email:

      Degrees and Certifications:

      Mr. Nowell Brooks

      My name is Nowell Brooks. I am married with two kids. I am a NCCU alumni and member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. I was an AP in Vance County Schools before coming to Franklin County Schools. I love spending time with my family, meeting people, golfing, writing poetry and traveling. I believe in student development. I am a trio achiever and former Upward Bound Student. I am a first generation four-year college graduate.

      I attended Upward Bound at UNC-Chapel Hill NC. I played a pick-up game of basketball at the WOOLLEN GYM with Michael Jordan, Kenny Smith and Curtis Hunter. I look forward to signing  students up for their future to become whatever their heart desires.

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