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Mrs.  Frances  Turner
Assistant Principal
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Welcome Wildcats!

I am very excited to be joining the Wildcat family!  This is my 1st year at Richlands High School.  Previously I have worked as an Exceptional Children’s Program Coach for Onslow County Schools and Exceptional Children’s Teacher/ Department Chair at Northside High School.  I look forward to joining the rich traditions and serving the community of Richlands. 

A little about me, I am an Onslow County and North Carolina Native.  My family and I are from the Swansboro/ Belgrade area.  I attended Salem College in Winston Salem, North Carolina for my Bachelors of Arts in Education with a concentration in Special Education and minors in History and Religion.  I worked in Forsyth County teaching Occupational Course of Studies and Adaptive curriculum.  Due to my husband previously serving in the Army, we were stationed in Bamberg, Germany.  There I taught inclusion k-6th grade.   I spent many years traveling overseas and teaching until the Army brought us home to Swansboro/Belgrade area.  I then taught at Northside High School starting in 2012 as an Inclusion, Resource, and Occupational Course of Studies teacher as well as Exceptional Children’s Department Chair.  I earned my graduate degree of a Masters of Education in School Administration from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia in 2014.  Since earning my Masters of Education I have worked as an Exceptional Children’s Program Coach and now Assistant Principal for Richland’s High School. 

My husband and I have two children.  We love serving our community, going on adventures and trips, DIY projects, and spending time together between our very busy schedules! 

If I can be of any assistance please don’t hesitate to contact me.  I look forward to a great 2016-2017 school year in Wildcat County!

Thank you,

Mrs. Frances Turner