Margaret S. Feldman | Principal

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Margaret S. Feldman | Principal

Margaret Feldman is a graduate of the West Virginia University with a degree in journalism, Marymount University with a Masters in Education, and Western Carolina University with a Masters in School Administration. She has 22 years of experience as an educator. Mrs. Feldman has worked in Washington DC and Virginia prior to beginning her career in the Wake County Public School System. Prior to working at Dillard Drive Middle School, Mrs. Feldman worked at Wake Young Women’s Leadership Academy, Salem Middle School, and Williamsburg Middle School. She is currently an instructor at North Carolina State University. In her free time, Ms. Feldman enjoys traveling, running, and attending sporting events with her husband and two children, McKenzie and Ryan. She is honored to be the principal at Dillard Drive Middle School and is an advocate for all students.She is inspired by her colleagues and excited to work with such dedicated educators at Dillard Drive Middle School. She is very excited to meet each of you and get to know your families!

 Colin Lowry| Assistant Principal

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Colin Lowry| Assistant Principal

Colin Lowry was born in Northern Ireland, just outside the city of Belfast, and attended the University of Ulster obtaining an undergraduate degree in American History.   He spent a study abroad year at UNC-Chapel Hill, as part of this degree, and soon fell in love with the Triangle area.  Moving to North Carolina he started his 22-year career in education as a teacher assistant in Chapel Hill at Seawell Elementary School.  After moving to Raleigh, he obtained his teacher certificate in Social Studies at St. Augustine's College and after student teaching at Enloe High School started with the Wake County Public School System as a substitute teacher.  His first teaching position was at Ligon GT Magnet Middle School teaching 6th Grade Social Studies.  While still teaching, he enrolled in the Masters in School Administration Program at NC State University and upon completion of this Master’s Program, he became an Assistant Principal at Dillard Drive Middle school in 2002.  Mr. Lowry continues to reside in Raleigh with his wife and son, and in his free time is an avid lifetime soccer supporter of his beloved Liverpool FC, Tarheel basketball, and Hurricanes hockey. He is also has served for over ten years on the Wake County Division of Principals and Assistant Principals Board.

 

 Jan Mitchell | Assistant Principal

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Jan Mitchell | Assistant Principal

Jan Mitchell is F.I.R.E.d up to be an official member of the Dillard Drive Middle School family. She is originally from Maine but came to North Carolina to attend University of North Carolina Greensboro. She has taught in North Carolina, Massachusetts and Maine. Ms. Mitchell has taught grades 3-8, as well as students who are autistic. She completed her Masters of School administration from North Carolina State University. In her free time, Ms. Mitchell loves to travel, be outdoors, and read. She has two children, Sam and Zoe. She is passionate about equity and an advocate for all students.

 Johnathan McConico | Assistant Principal

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Johnathan McConico | Assistant Principal

Johnathan McConico received his Masters of School Administration Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed his Administrative Internship at Daniels Middle School. Before becoming an Assistant Principal, Mr. McConico taught Middle Grades Mathematics and Middle Grades Social Studies at Warren County Middle School in the Warren County School System. In his free time, Mr. McConico enjoys spending time with his wife, fishing, and learning about the trades of interior and exterior maintenance, electrical systems, plumbing, HVAC, and appliance maintenance and repair. Mr. McConico is excited more than ever to inspire, engage, and encourage students to be the best they can be in and out of the classroom.