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Drexel’s Gravel named BCPS Principal of the Year
Drexel’s Gravel named BCPS Principal of the Year
06 October 2022
Burke County Public Schools has named Drexel Elementary School Principal Jessie Gravel the 2022-2023 Principal of the Year for the district. Gravel’s fellow Burke County Public Schools principals nominated her for the honor, and she was chosen to represent the district at the regional Principal of the Year level following an interview panel session. Gravel said of the honor, “Burke County Public Schools principals are the best of the best, so it is truly a humbling experience to be nominated by such an incredible group of people.
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School safety was the topic of our newest Superintendent’s Snapshots TV segment in partnership with City of Morganton, NC Government CoMPAS Cable. We invited Sara LeCroy, our director of student and family services; Lt. Albert Becerra, one of our school resource officers and Andrew Clemens, our BCPS safety officer to talk about the issue of school safety. Don’t miss out on this episode! #allinBCPS #ignitelearningBCPS

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