Dr. Hank Ramey has been named as the principal of Banks County Middle School.
In a called meeting June 25, the board approved Ramey for the position, effective July 1, 2014.
Ramey is currently the principal at Chicopee Woods Elementary School in Hall County and previously served as principal of Sylvester B. Jones Elementary and assistant principal of East Hall Middle School in Hall County. He began his teaching career as an elementary school teacher at Jones Elementary in 1994.
Ramey is a native of Hall County and a graduate of Johnson High School and holds his doctorate degree in leadership from Nova Southeastern University.
Superintendent Stan Davis announced Ramey as the new principal in an email to his staff. Davis stated, “Dr. Ramey comes to Banks County highly recommended and has a great deal of leadership experience and success as an administrator. The committee that interviewed for the position recognized his leadership style, knowledge of curriculum, and motivation as outstanding qualities. He will be an excellent addition to Banks County. I look forward to working with him and moving our middle school forward,” said Davis.
Ramey is replacing Nancy Bentley, who was recently named principal of Banks County Elementary School.