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Meet our Administrators

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Maria McGhee, Principal


Jason Israel Assistant Principal

I am in my seventh year as an Assistant Principal with Davidson County Schools and this is my 27th year in Education. I graduated from Waynesburg University with a B.A. in History with a secondary education certification. I then earned an M.A. in School Administration licensure from Gardner–Webb University.  I was a classroom teacher for twenty years before transitioning to the administration side of education.  My educational career began in 1994 as a Social Studies teacher and coach in South Florida at Western High School in Davie.  I moved to North Carolina in 2001 and taught Social Studies and coached here at North Davidson High School prior to becoming an Assistant Principal at West Davidson High School for four years.  I live in the Reedy Creek community with my wife, Kendra and my two children Jaden and Kinson.  I am very proud to have returned home to again be a North Davidson Black Knight.



Mrs. Dawn Courson - Assistant Principal


Black Knight Nation,

It is an honor to serve my community as an Assistant Principal at North Davidson High School.  I am beginning my 9th year in public education for the Davidson County school district.  I was a classroom teacher for many years at Friedberg Elementary and in my current role, I appreciate reconnecting with many families and former students, as I admire the young adults that they are becoming.  If we have not yet met, I look forward to establishing new connections during your student’s time at NDHS.  Please contact me if I can assist or support you in any way as we embark on a new and exciting school year! 


Contact information:


Phone: 336-731-8431, ext. 8602



Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting and Finance) from Mercer University

Master of Arts in Teaching from NC A&T State University

Masters of School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro