Principal, Ged O'Donnell
Gerald (Ged) O’Donnell started as principal of Grimsley High on July 16, 2018. O’Donnell has been principal at Kiser Middle since 2015, and also served as principal at Montlieu Academy of Technology. While there he was named GCS Principal of the Year in 2013. He also served as an assistant principal at Northeast High and as a teacher, curriculum facilitator and Title I coordinator at Bessemer Elementary. He holds degrees from UNCG and Leeds University in England.
Assistant Principal, Alex Ingram
Alex Ingram is a first year school administrator. He has been an educator for 14 years in positions ranging from teacher to testing coordinator. He graduated with a bachelor's degree from Fayetteville State University and will graduate in May 2019 with a Masters in Executive Leadership at Gardner-Webb University. He is married and a father of four children.
Assistant Principal, Amanda Sands-Warren
Mrs. Sands-Warren is serving Grimsley High School as an Assistant Principal. Mrs. Sands-Warren previously served as an administrator in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, Orange County Schools and various other roles in Guilford County Schools. She graduated from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (AGGIE PRIDE!) with a bachelor’s degree in English and a Master’s degree in School Administration. “I am honored to serve the students, staff and community of Grimsley High School-GO WHIRLIES!”
Assistant Principal, Amanda Stone
Mrs. Amanda Stone graduated from North Carolina A&T State University with a bachelor’s degree is Secondary Math Education in 2006. From 2012 to 2016, she taught Math at Grimsley High School. In 2016, she was selected for the North Carolina Principal Fellows program and obtained a degree in School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has previously served as a school administrator at both the Elementary and Middle school levels but is excited to return to Grimsley in a new role. GO WHIRLIES!
Assistant Principal, Wendi Youngblood
Wendi R. Youngblood received a Master of Arts in School Administration from Gardner-Webb University and a Master of Education in Special Education from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Valdosta State University. She has served students in Guilford County Schools since August 2011 as an Exceptional Children teacher. She has recently served as an Assistant Principal at James B. Dudley High School. She enjoys meditating, swimming, thrifting, traveling, and studying other cultures. She is an alumni of AmeriCorpsVISTA. She has one fur baby, a cat, Logan. She is excited to work with and serve all stakeholders of “Whirlie” nation!