School Board approves administrative appointments

Joshua Eanes was selected to serve as principal of Sanville Elementary School in the upcoming year.


The Henry County School Board approved three administrative appointments for the 2020-2021 school year during an April 2 meeting.

Joshua Eanes will serve as principal for Sanville Elementary School in the upcoming year. Kenya Gravely was appointed principal of Campbell Court Elementary and Shonna Pilson will take over as Coordinator of Assessment and English Learners.

“I am pleased to welcome each of these administrators to their new roles for the 2020-2021

school year,” Superintendent Sandy Strayer said. “Their dedication to the growth of students will continue to propel our learners to success in all of their future endeavors.”

Eanes currently serves as assistant principal at Axton and Drewry Mason Elementary Schools. He previously worked as an administrator, teacher, adjunct professor, and coach in the county.

“I am honored to return to the school where I began my own education to collaborate with the teachers and learners who are working so hard to revolutionize the future of the Sanville community,” he said. “Our continued work in the areas of literacy and PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) will lay a firm foundation for each of the Sanville scholars to meet and exceed their goals.”

Kenya Gravely was appointed principal of Campbell Court Elementary.

Gravely currently serves as an administrator in Pittsylvania County. She has previously worked in Henry County as a teacher and reading specialist.

“I am proud and humble to be rejoining the Henry County Public Schools’ family as the principal of Campbell Court. I am excited about the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead and am looking forward to working with students, parents, faculty, and community,” she said. Together, we will build a strong network of educational opportunities to serve every student in pursuing a brighter future.”

Shonna Pilson was named Coordinator of Assessment and English Learners.

Pilson currently works as the principal of Campbell Court, with previous experience as an administrator and teacher.

“I am pleased to have the opportunity to support students and staff across the division as we strive to meet and exceed the learning goals set for our students at the state and local level,” Pilson said. The partnership of our families as we work together to enhance the skills our students possess will ensure that all learners are prepared for a future full of success.”

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