CLEVELAND, Ga. – A new assistant superintendent will report to the White County Board of Education soon from nearby Oakwood.
West Hall High School Principal Scott Justus will replace Laurie Burkett in his new position. After many years as White County’s assistant superintendent, Burkett was named superintendent by the Board of Education last month.
In addition to his role as principal at West Hall, Justus is also chairman of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. His experience includes serving as health and physical education teacher at North Hall High School. He was named head baseball coach at Chestatee High School in 2002 and served as a department chair.
He became assistant principal at West Hall in 2006 and was promoted to principal seven years later.
Justus will be replaced at West Hall by Ley Hathcock who has served the district as principal at Martin Technology Academy Principal.