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Principal: Sandy “Mike” Drye

Mr. Drye is our Interim Principal and will be with us at Cox Mill High School for the remainder of the school year. Help us welcome him to the Charger Family! 
  Mark Lowry
Assistant Principal of Instruction: Mark Lowry
Mr. Lowry graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2005 with a B.S. in Middle Grades Education and entered the teaching profession as a Mathematics teacher at J.M. Alexander Middle School, where he taught from 2006-2009. Mr. Lowry entered the Educational Leadership program at UNCC in 2009 and received his Masters in School Administration from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2011. Mr. Lowry was a Principal Intern at Cox Mill High for the 2010-2011 School Year.  In 2011 Mr. Lowry became an Assistant Principal at Cox Mill High School. Mr. Lowry and his wife Cherie have two children, Charleston (Charlie) and Whitaker (Whit). Mr. Lowry enjoys spending his free time with his family, running, and cheering on the Carolina Panthers.

Mr. Lowry works with students who have last names A-Go

Chrissy Nelson
Assistant Principal: Christine Nelson
Ms. Nelson graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn in 1999 with a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education with additional certification in Middle Grades Language Arts and Mathematics. From 2012-2019, Ms. Nelson taught at Carl A. Furr Elementary School in Cabarrus County.  Ms. Nelson was a North Carolina Principal Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, graduating in May 2021 with a  Master’s degree in School Administration. During the 2020-2021 school year, Ms. Nelson served Cox Mill High School as an Administrative Intern at Cox Mill High School, transitioning to Assistant Principal for the 2021-2022 school year.  Ms. Nelson and her husband, Brian, have four children; Paige, Luke, Jack and Emma. Ms. Nelson enjoys spending her free time with her family, cooking, watching baseball, and being outdoors.

Mrs. Nelson works with students who have last names Gr-Ne

Christopher CampbellAssistant Principal: Christopher Campbell
 Mr. Campbell received his Bachelor’s degree in Middle Grades Education from Western Carolina University as a part of the NC Teaching Fellows Program. Following his undergraduate degree, he received a Master’s in Higher Education from Appalachian State University and a School Administration add-on license from Gardner-Webb University. Mr. Campbell began his teaching career in his hometown of Lenoir, NC teaching 7th and 8th-grade language arts and social studies for the Caldwell County School district. Prior to becoming an assistant principal, he taught 8thgrade language arts and social studies, served as a Principal Intern, and was the Dean of Students at J.N. Fries Magnet Middle School. When he is not in school, Mr. Campbell and his wife enjoy cooking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. 

Mr. Campbell works with students who have last names Ng-Z