GCS Appoints New Principal for Academy at Smith


For Immediate Release: September 14, 2021

Contact: Nora Shoptaw (336) 370-8386

GCS Appoints New Principal for Academy at Smith
Fredrick Sellars currently serves as assistant principal at Dudley High

Greensboro, N.C. – Guilford County Schools named Fredrick Sellars as the new principal of the Academy at Smith during Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting.

Sellars has been at Dudley High since 2019 and has experience as a principal and assistant principal in the Alamance-Burlington School System. Under his leadership of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) program at Dudley High, the class of 2021 had the highest number of graduates among traditional high schools who were CTE completers, and the highest number of overall CTE endorsements.

Sellars holds a master’s degree in school administration and a bachelor’s degree in health/physical education from North Carolina A&T State University.

About Guilford County Schools
Guilford County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina and the 50th largest of more than 14,000 in the United States, serves more than 70,000 PK-12 students at 126 schools. With approximately 9,800 employees, GCS works in partnership with parents, businesses, colleges and the community to deliver an education that connects student interests and skills with the careers and economy of our future here and around the world. We provide educational choices to meet individual student needs in a culturally diverse citizenship and new opportunities to help our students Soar to Greatness. For more information, visit the district’s website at www.gcsnc.com.

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