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Whitlow returns to Hidden Valley High School as principal

Josh WhitlowJosh Whitlow, current principal at Glenvar Middle School, will return to Hidden Valley High School this July as the school’s new principal.  Whitlow replaces Lori Wimbush, who has been named the director of equity and engagement for Roanoke County Public Schools.

Whitlow is no stranger to Hidden Valley High School.  Prior to his time as principal at GMS, Whitlow served as an assistant principal at HVHS from 2003 to 2017.  Prior to 2003, Whitlow was the band director at Glenvar High School.

Whitlow holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Virginia Tech and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, also from Virginia Tech.

“Josh has been an excellent principal at Glenvar Middle and I’m confident he will be an excellent principal at Hidden Valley High School,” said Dr. Ken Nicely, superintendent of Roanoke County Public Schools.  “Josh will bring a wealth of experience and expertise to Hidden Valley, and will continue building on the strong programs in place,” Dr. Nicely said.