Office Team


Billy Strother- Principal
Mr. Strother began his teaching career at Tarboro High School in 2000, where he was a health and physical education teacher. He also taught at C.B. Martin Middle School and Martin Millennium Academy. Mr. Strother was the Teacher of the Year for Edgecombe County Public Schools in 2013. He served as an Administrative Intern and Assistant Principal at SouthWest Edgecombe High School from 2015-2017. Mr. Strother earned his MSA as a Northeast Leadership Academy Fellow at North Carolina State University.
Cassandra Harley- Assistant Principal
Cassandra Harley earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education at East Carolina University and Master of School Administration at NC State University. She is licensed as a Reading Specialist for grades K-12. She began her career in education 18 years ago with Pitt County Public Schools. She has spent 7 years as an elementary teacher in Edgecombe County where she served as SIT team chair, grade chair, STEM chair, PBIS team member, and Beginning Teacher mentor. Mrs. Harley was recognized as Stocks’ Teacher of the Year in 2015. Mrs. Harley has spent the last two years serving as Assistant Principal at Martin Millennium Academy. One of her favorite quotes from Dr. King is “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.”  
Bookkeeper/Office Manager- Ms. Gerenda Williams
Data Manager- Ms. Jaclyn Mayo