Shamika Neville, a Halifax County native, has been named assistant principal of Southeast Collegiate Prep Academy.
“Ms. Neville brings a wealth of experience, passion, and dedication to her new role, continuing her journey of positively impacting scholars and staff within the school and throughout the community,” Halifax County Schools said. “Ms. Neville's deep-rooted understanding of the community's needs and her unwavering commitment to education make her an invaluable addition to the Halifax County Schools team.”
Superintendent Eric Cunningham said, “We are thrilled to have Ms. Shamika Neville join our leadership team. Her extensive education background and dedication to empowering students align perfectly with our mission to provide quality education and inspire success in Halifax County."
Neville's journey in education began at North Carolina Central University in Durham where she earned her bachelor's degree in Family and Consumer Science with a concentration in Child Development and Family Relations.
She began teaching at Northwest Halifax High School as a family consumer science teacher for approximately 10 years.
Neville pursued her graduate studies at North Carolina State University, becoming a member of the Northeast Leadership Academy's Principal Preparation Program — Cohort 5.
In May 2017, she graduated with a master's degree in school administration.
She has been a career and technical education curriculum instructional management coordinator, career development coordinator, and special populations coordinator for Halifax County Schools. She has served on various committees and has mentored new teachers.
She holds the positions of president of the curriculum and instructional management coordinator division for the Northeast region and President of the North Carolina Association of Educators for Halifax County.