HENRY COUNTY, VA – Dr. Benjamin Boone was named the Assistant Superintendent for Operations and Administrative Services for Henry County Public Schools on Thursday.
A 20-year veteran of HCPS, Dr. Boone has served students in a variety of roles, including teacher, coach, elementary school principal, middle school assistant principal and director of student support services.
He currently serves as director of finance, a position he’s held since 2019.
“I am grateful for the wonderful opportunities I have had working collectively with families, teachers, and other school staff members throughout Henry County,” said Dr. Boone. “Putting students first and working together with families, school leaders, staff, and community members will help to ensure all students are provided with meaningful educational experiences that prepare them for a successful future.”
Dr. Boone holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Virginia Tech, a Master of Arts in Education from Cambridge College and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Longwood University.
He has an active Postgraduate Professional License with endorsements in Administration and Supervision PreK-12 and History.
“I am confident Dr. Boone’s diverse experiences in Henry County Schools will serve him well in this new capacity,” said Superintendent Dr. Amy Blake-Lewis. “In his previous positions, he’s worked with every department and a cross section of the school community, and his dedication to students, staff and families is evident in every decision he makes.”
The school board approved the superintendent’s recommendation to appoint him.