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Mr. Landon Odom Named Interim Principal at Mt. Zion High
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Friday, January 25, 2019
Mr. Landon Odom
Mr. Landon Odom

(Carrollton, Ga. - December 17, 2018)   Carroll County School System announced administrative changes at three of its   schools. With the retirement of Gail Parmer, Principal of Temple Middle   School (TMS), David Clay has been named Interim Principal of TMS, with the   retirement of North College and Career Academy's Principal, David Turner,   Tracey Barrow, Principal of Mount Zion High School (MZHS), will move to the   position of Coordinator of the North College and Career Academy, and Landon   Odom, Assistant Principal of MZHS, will now serve as Interim Principal of   MZHS.

North College and Career Academy 

Prior to retiring this month, Mr. Turner   served as the first Coordinator of the North College and Career Academy   (NCCA). He was instrumental in the planning and opening of the NCCA campus   and demonstrated a strong commitment to Carroll County's mission of developing   globally competitive college and career ready graduates.                

Before joining the NCCA as Coordinator, Mrs.   Barrow served as Principal of MZHS for 17 years. She brings a wealth of   experience in providing premier opportunities to students, and during her   tenure at MZHS students have achieved the highest graduation rate in the   district. Mrs. Barrow is a 27-year veteran educator and earned her bachelor's   degree in secondary education and a specialist in educational leadership from   Jacksonville State University.

 Mount Zion High School 

With Mrs. Barrow's appointment to the position   of Principal of the NCCA, Mr. Odom will now serve as Interim Principal of   MZHS. He has been in education for the past 12 years and most recently served   as the Assistant Principal of MZHS. He holds a master's degree in business   education and a specialist in educational leadership both from the University   of West Georgia.  

"We sincerely appreciate the many years   of service that Mrs. Parmer and Mr. Turner provided our students, and we wish   them all the best for their retirement," said Scott Cowart,   Superintendent of Carroll County Schools. "The administrators who are   stepping in to lead these campuses are experienced professionals with a   passion for positively changing lives. We are excited about continuing to   build on the success our schools have experienced and continuing our vision   of being recognized as a premier school system."



Contact: Charity Aaron, Director of Partnerships and   Communication 


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