Principal Announcements for MCPS
Principal Announcements for MCPS
Posted on 05/08/2019
Principal Announcements

Steven Sizemore is named as the principal at Harding Avenue Elementary School, starting in July.  Sizemore currently serves as the principal at Valley Elementary School in Bath County. Stephanie Sedor, current HAES principal, is relocating to another state.


Micah Mefford is named as the principal at Christiansburg Middle School, starting in July. Mefford currently serves as the principal at Margaret Beeks Elementary School in Blacksburg. Jason Garretson, current CMS principal, accepted a position in the central office administration.


Marcia Settle is named as the principal at Margaret Beeks Elementary School, replacing Mefford. Settle currently serves as the principal at Auburn Elementary School in Riner and will complete the school year there.


Kym Rygas is named as the principal at Auburn Elementary School, replacing Settle. Rygas currently serves as the assistant principal at Auburn Elementary School and will complete the school year in that role.


“Combined, these administrators have almost 70 years of experience in education,” said Superintendent Mark Miear. “Each principal was selected based on their unique characteristics and the fit for their building. I know they will all bring excellent leadership to their buildings.”


All positions are effective July 1, 2019. The search for a new assistant principal at Auburn Elementary School will begin immediately.

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