Meet the Principal

Mrs. Genie R. Faulkner

Phone: (919) 853-3577


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Genie R. Faulkner

A Franklin County native educated in Franklin County Schools, daughter of a former Associate Superintendent and teacher of FCS, wife and mother of two boys, Genie R. Faulkner believes in fostering relationships and giving back to the community. Faulkner holds a degree in Physcial Education from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, a Master's Degree in Physical Education from North Carolina Central University and Master's of School Administration Degree from North Caroina State University.  Mrs. Faulkner is a transformational leader that compels the LMES Community to always strive to do what is best for children. Over the course of her 25 year career in Franklin County Schools, Faulkner has received numerous awards for her service and leadership. Recently she was named as the 2016 Franklin County Schools  and Wells Fargo Principal of the Year. She truly believes in team work, her staff, and her students.  Her motto is: "Nothing great was ever accomplished without enthusiasm"- Ralph Waldo Emerson