Leanne Leftwich, current assistant principal at Herman L. Horn Elementary School, has been named by the Roanoke County School Board as the new principal at Bonsack Elementary, starting July 1.
Leftwich replaces Melissa Jones who is leaving the area due to a family relocation.
Leftwich joined RCPS in 2007 as a teacher at Herman L. Horn. In 2016, she was named assistant principal at the school. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Trevecca Nazarene College and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Radford University.
“Leanne has shown excellent leadership as an assistant principal and I’m pleased she will become a new principal Bonsack Elementary,” said Dr. Greg Killough, Superintendent of Roanoke County Public Schools. “I’m confident she will be a great asset to the school and community,” Killough said.