Administration

Meet Our Administration Team

Principal

Mary Mcleod

mmcleod@hcs.k12.nc.us

Education/Experience:

Bachelor of Arts in Education from Saint Andrews Presbyterian College. Masters of Education, with a concentration in Mathematics from Fayetteville State Univeristy. Masters of School Administration from Fayetteville State University.

Start month/year

October 2008

Favorite Quote:

"You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you C.H.A.N.G.E." - Les Brown


Assistant Principal

Gerald Puckett

gerald.puckett@hcs.k12.nc.us

Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree from Fayetteville State University in Speech-Theater and minor in Communications. SREC Principal Development Program. In December he will complete his Masters in School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Served as Intern at Cashwell Elementary School(Fayetteville, NC) and Hoke County High School.

Start month/year

August 2019

Favorite Quote:

" We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope."

- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.



Assistant Principal

Dr. Franklin Bowden

fbowden@hcs.k12.nc.us

Education/Experience:

BA English, Methodist University

MSA, UNCP

EdD, ECU

Former AP at HCHS

Employed by HCS 2005

Start month/year

July 2021

Hobbies:

Golf

Reading

Favorite Quote:

"The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but raising each time we fall." Nelson Mandela