PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) Pitt County Schools announced Thursday night that Dr. Chena Cayton, Principal of Ayden-Grifton High School, has been named the district’s Principal of the Year for 2019, while Michael Casey of G.R. Whitfield School has been named Assistant Principal of the Year.
Nominees and award winners were recognized at Rock Springs Center at a ceremony sponsored by Pitt County Farm Bureau.
This annual event recognizes some of the top leaders within Pitt County Schools.
Dr. Cayton, a graduate of East Carolina University, has been an educator for twenty-one years. She has served as Principal of AGHS for the past five years. Mr. Casey, who has served as an Assistant Principal at G.R. Whitfield School for two years and is a graduate of State University of New York and North Carolina State University.