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Mr.  Ben  Gravely
Principal
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Principal

Mr. Ben Gravely--Principal
Mr. Ben Gravely--Principal

Mr. Gravely graduated from Laurel Park High School in 1975. Upon graduation, he attended Norfolk State University graduating with a B.S. degree in Health, Physical Education and Driver Education. He received a Master of Science Degree from Radford University in Educational Leadership and Supervision. During his tenure as a teacher and coach for the Henry County Schools, he has served as a Head Track and Cross Country Coach, Assistant Football and Basketball Coach and Head Basketball Coach. He has been the Director of the Regional Alternative School for Henry County Schools, an Assistant Principal at Fieldale-Collinsville and Bassett High School, Principal at Laurel Park High School, and Principal of Laurel Park Middle School. He presently serves as the Principal at Dillard Middle School in North Carolina after retiring from Henry County Schools with 34 years of service.  He is very active in the community and his church. He has served on the Henry County’s School’s Health Advisory Board, the Superintendent’s Advisory Committee, At-Risk Community Council, Henry County Jury Commission, Henry County Selection Committee, Fayette Street Historical Initiative and the steering committee for the development of the Martinsville/Henry County Sports Complex. He also has served on PHCC Board of Directors, Board Member of the Smith River Sports Complex. He is an active member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. where he served over 15 years as President of the local chapter, Tau Omicron. He presently serves as the President of the Rob Lee Community Park, Inc.

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