Raleigh, NC, June 24, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Dr. Robert Littlejohn, head of school at Trinity Academy of Raleigh (www.trinityacademy.com), a preK-12 college preparatory school community located in North Raleigh, has announced that the academy has named Steve Pond as upper school head. In this position, Pond will oversee Trinity’s upper school faculty and students grades 7 through 12.
Before joining Trinity, Pond served as the assistant principal at River Bend, a year-round elementary school in the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS). He has previous experience at Centennial Campus Middle School, where he served as the 7th grade administrator; Ligon GT Magnet Middle School, where he taught 8th grade social studies; and Granville County Public Schools, where he taught social studies and science. Pond is formerly a member of the North Carolina Association of Educators, the WCPSS Division of Principals and Assistant Principals and the N.C. Council for Social Studies. He is an active member of Wake Forest Presbyterian Church and participates on both the men’s and co-recreational softball teams. Pond resides in Raleigh with his wife, April. They are expecting their first child in August.
“We are excited to have Steve on board as the head of the Upper School at Trinity Academy of Raleigh,” said Dr. Littlejohn. “His ample experience as an educator and his enthusiasm for teaching is a perfect fit for the Trinity community.”
“Trinity Academy of Raleigh is the premier school in the Triangle and offers a rigorous and challenging academic program that is grounded in the Christian faith,” said Pond. “I welcome the opportunity to serve at Trinity and welcome the opportunity to contribute to the success of our students.”
About Trinity Academy of Raleigh:
Trinity Academy of Raleigh is a preK-12 college preparatory school community located just off I540 in North Raleigh. Founded in 1995, the school focuses on educating the whole person, with its strong emphasis on the classical liberal arts and sciences, sports, the fine arts, and spiritual formation. The top 1/3 of Trinity's 2008 graduating class averaged more than $101,000 per student in merit-based scholarships from various colleges and universities. Trinity Academy is also committed to being a resource for the Triangle community, creating partnerships with area churches and community organizations such as the YMCA, North Wake Baseball, The Princeton Review, and many others. Trinity Academy currently enrolls 328 students and employs 55 faculty and staff, under the direction of Head of School Robert Littlejohn, Ph.D. For more information, call (919) 786-0114, or visit www.trinityacademy.com.
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