The Catawba County Schools Board of Education approved the appointment of our new principal at its September 26, 2016 meeting. Mrs. Amy Rucker will be Mill Creek's principal effective Monday, October 3, 2016.
Mrs. Rucker has been with Catawba County Schools for the past sixteen years. She has served as assistant principal at St. Stephens High School for the past six years. Prior to that appointment, she served as a math classroom teacher at St. Stephens High School.
Mrs. Rucker received her B.S. in Physical Education with a concentration in Psychology and a Health Education endorsement from Appalachian State University. She earned middle and secondary grade math certification from ASU. She has also obtained Masters' degrees in Curriculum Specialist and School Administration from ASU.
Mrs. Rucker will fill the principal vacancy currently being held by Interim Principal, Mr. Rob Rucker.
Mrs. Rucker expressed her gratitude of being appointed to the position of Principal to Mill Creek Middle School. She looks forward to continuing Mill Creek's high standard of academic achievement and working with their students, staff, parents and community stakeholders to do so. She is excited to become a member of the Mill Creek family.
Interim Superintendent Dan Moore stated the following, “I am excited for Ms. Rucker in her new leadership role and am confident that she will lead the MillCreek Middle School community with continued high expectations; she will do an excellent job."