Pitt County names Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year

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.