HENRY COUNTY, VA – The School Board of Henry County voted to fill two administrative positions at their Thursday, November 3 meeting.
Janice Largen will be principal at Stanleytown Elementary School.
Largen has served students as a teacher and administrator since 2004.
“It's hard to put into words just how excited I am to be principal at Stanleytown Elementary. Everyone has been incredibly gracious to me and welcomed me into their close-knit community during my time as substitute administrator,” she said. “One thing is for certain, the Stanleytown family is the true embodiment of what it means to do what's best for kids. I look forward to being a part of that ideal.”
Elizabeth Shively was named the Director of Pupil Transportation.
Shively, a Henry County native, comes to the school division with 23 years of experience in pupil transportation in the region.
“I am honored to be joining the Pupil Transportation team and feel privileged to serve the students and families of the county in which I grew up. I look forward to working with a great group of bus drivers, bus assistants, mechanics, and office staff, as well as others within the division.”
The appointments were approved by the school board after a closed session.
“I am pleased to have these leaders join teams that already do outstanding work. I know that their guidance will ensure continued excellence for our students,” stated Superintendent Sandy Strayer.