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New Polk County Public Schools Administrators Announced

September 7, 2016

The Polk County School Board approved the following appointments by Superintendent Jacqueline M. Byrd during the School Board’s September 6, 2016 meeting:


Chauncey Mitchell-Assistant Principal, Lake Region High

Chauncey Mitchell, Assistant Principal of Lake Region High

Mr. Mitchell previously served as an assistant principal II for Bartow Middle. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bethune-Cookman University, and a master’s in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University.


Ryan Vann-Principal, Lake Gibson High

Ryan Vann, Principal of Lake Gibson High

Mr. Vann previously served as an assistant principal for Lake Gibson High. He has a bachelor’s degree in secondary education, social sciences from the University of South Florida, and a master’s in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University.