William Byrd Middle School welcomes several new staff members for the 2018-2019 school year including (from left): front, Kristi Warf, Kimberly Bolling, and Maria Levinson; back, Assistant Principal John Eggleston, Katy Nance, Annette Gilmore, Bill Pratt, and Ben Garden.

That includes new staff members getting acclimated to their new assignments.

William Byrd Middle School has several additions to its staff, starting with a new assistant principal, John Eggleston. He replaces Amy Duff, who accepted a position as assistant principal at Glenvar High School, closer to her home.

Eggleston is originally from Bedford and is a graduate of Staunton River High School. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Physical Education and his Master’s in School Administration from Ferrum College and Concord University.

Eggleston has been living in North Carolina for the past 14 years and has now moved back home to be closer to family, who live in the Moneta and Bedford areas.

He has eight years of teaching experience and 27 years of administrative experience.

In addition to serving as assistant principal, Eggleston will be serving as athletic director and as the…



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