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York School District One Announces New YCHS Principal; Invites Families to Meet & Greet June 13th

On Tuesday, May 24, 2022, the York School District One Board of Trustees approved the administrative appointment of Dr. John Tharp as Principal of York Comprehensive High School. Dr. Tharp will officially begin his role as York Comprehensive High School Principal on July 1, 2022.

Dr. Tharp will be hosting a Meet & Greet on Monday, June 13, 2022, between 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM at York Comprehensive High School and is looking forward to meeting YCHS families and members of the community.

Dr. Tharp has most recently served as a school and district administrator in Hamilton County, Tennessee. He began teaching and coaching in North Carolina and has 29 years of experience in public education. Dr. Tharp earned a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also earned a Master’s degree in Curriculum in Instruction from the University of North Carolina and a Bachelor’s degree in History from Illinois Wesleyan University. He is a published author and was the recipient of the 1996 James Madison Foundation Fellowship award.