Special to Iredell Free News

The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the recommendation of Robert Little as the new principal of Pressly School during Monday’s board meeting.

Robert Little

Little, who will assume his responsibilities on Tuesday, began his career with I-SS in 1999 as an Exceptional Children’s teacher. In 2002, he transferred to Lake Norman High School, where he helped create the Occupational Course of Study and started the LNHS baseball program.

Most recently, Little has served as an assistant principal at South Iredell High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Wingate University, his teaching license from UNC-Charlotte, and a Master’s of Arts in Executive Leadership from Gardner-Webb University .

“I am excited about my new role with Iredell-Statesville Schools as the principal of Pressly School,” Little said. “I look forward to serving the students, staff and community in the best way possible.”


In other business, several assistant principals were transferred or appointed to new positions:

Nicole Jones will assume the assistant principal position at Shepherd Elementary.

Janna Sells will transfer to Third Creek Middle School as assistant principal.

Mark Wellman will divide his time as assistant principal between Third Creek Middle and East Iredell Middle.

Jodi Little will move into an assistant principal position at South Iredell High School.

Carla Moorefield will assume the assistant principalship at Third Creek Elementary School.

Nicolas Allen has been appointed assistant principal position at Celeste Henkel Elementary School.

Chris Scholl was appointed assistant principal position at Statesville High School.