The Millbrook Administration Team



Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Psychology, Duke 1999 M.S.A, Appalachian State University 2009 Ed.S., UNCG 2015 Doctorate in Education, UNCG 2019

Dr. Brian Saunders, Principal


Professional Experience:

Middle School Science teacher – 7 years – Randolph County Schools

Assistant Principal – 3 years – South Asheboro Middle School (Asheboro City Schools)

Principal – 4 years – Guy B. Teachey Elementary School (Asheboro City Schools)

Principal – 1 year – South Asheboro Middle School (Asheboro City Schools)

Principal – 2 years – Asheboro High School (Asheboro City Schools)

Principal – Oct. '18 - Present – Baucom Elementary School (Wake County Public School System)



Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Mathematics Education, NCSU 2002 M.S. in Mathematics, ECSU 2006 Administrative Licensure, UNCW 2019 National Board Certified Teacher

Mrs. Dail Midgette, API

I grew up in small-town Hertford, NC where I graduated from Perquimans County High School.  I attended North Carolina State University (GO PACK!!) as a North Carolina Teaching Fellow, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education.  I returned to northeastern North Carolina to teach in the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public School System, and during that time I earned my Master of Science in Mathematics from Elizabeth City State University.  I have been fortunate enough to be a part of the Millbrook staff since 2007, first as a math teacher and now as an administrator.  I love the Millbrook community, and I am so proud to be a Wildcat!


My current responsibilities include:

-Language and Literature (English), Math, and Student Services Departments

-Master Schedule


-Staff Development


-Beginning Teacher Support

-National Honor Society

-Grading and Reporting

Phone: 919-850- 8787 Ext. 21466


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S., UNC-Chapel Hill M.S.A, NC State

Mr. Sebastian Shipp - Assistant Principal

My hometown is Denver, North Carolina (Proudly known as DENVER of the EAST) where I graduated from East Lincoln High School, Home of the Fighting Mustangs.  I attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where I earned a BA in Secondary Education with a concentration in Mathematics & BA in Psychology.  I earned my Master's in School Administration from North Carolina State University.  However make no mistake, my heart is still Tarheel Blue.  Starting in 1994, I have served my entire professional career in the Wake County Public School System at three different school sites:  a mathematics teacher at Garner High School, an administrator at East Wake High School & East Wake School of Engineering Systems and finally here at Millbrook High School.  Becoming a Millbrook Wildcat has been an exciting, wonderful challenge for me.  

Currently, my responsibilities include:
- Students with the last names L-N (working with Glenn Flowers)
- Administrative Liaison for Sophomore Class
- Facilities Manager
- Faculty & Student Parking
- Campus Security & Emergency Operations Coordinator
- Humanities Department Administrative Supervisor
- Intervention Services Administrative Co-Supervisor (with AP Sophia Overdiep)

Phone: 919-850- 8787 Ext. 21468


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music - UNC 2006 M.A.T in Music Education - UNC '07 Administrative Licensure - UNCW '14

Mr. Charles Patton - Assistant Principal

I grew up next-door in Johnston County and graduated from Clayton High School as a North Carolina Teaching Fellow. After completing my Bachelor of Music ('06) and Master of Arts in Teaching ('07) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I began as Director of Bands at Southern Alamance High School in Graham, North Carolina. I moved to South Brunswick High School in Southport, NC as a band director and AVID teacher before moving into administration in December of 2012 while completing my coursework at UNCW. I am honored to be back at home in the Triangle and working with the dynamic individuals at Millbrook High School. 


Some of my responsibilities include: 

Last Names Gl-K (working with Wendy Levin)

School Improvement Team

IB Programme and Magnet Recruiting

Fine and Performing Arts,  Language Acquisition (World Languages), and Media Departments

Technology, Website and Community Outreach


Phone: 919-850-8787 ext. 21454


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Math Secondary Ed., Fayetteville State 2003 MBA Sports Mgmt., Columbia Southern 2010 M.S. Education Leadership, Lamar 2016 Doctor of Education, Liberty 2022

Dr. Duane Flowers - Assistant Principal

I was born in Oakland, CA but grew up in Virginia Beach/Norfolk, VA.  I graduated from Lake Taylor Senior High school and joined the U.S. Army immediately after High School.  My goal was to get far away from home.  The army granted my request and sent me to Dongducheon, South Korea.  I completed nine years in the army with assignments in Dongducheon (Camp Casey), South Korea, Killeen (Ft. Hood), TX, Teokgeo-ri (Camp Hovey), South Korea, and Hinesville (Ft. Stewart), GA.  After my military service was completed, I attended Fayetteville State University where I received my B.S. in Mathematics Education.  I have also earned a MBA with a concentration in Sports Management from Columbia Southern University, a Master's in Educational Administration from Lamar University, and a Doctorate in Education with a concentration in curriculum and instruction from Liberty University.

I began my teaching career in Fayetteville, N.C.  I also spent time coaching Football and Track and Field.  I spent three years as an assistant Track and Field Coach at Methodist University in Fayetteville.  I relocated to Texas and was a high school math teacher, AVID elective teacher, and AVID coordinator prior to going into administration.  I spent two years as an assistant principal at Stony Point High School, in Round Rock, TX prior to moving to Raleigh.  

My responsibilities include:

  • Students with last names A-Ce (with Shaunte Adams) and Ch-Gi (with Grace Ashburn)
  • CATS on Time Supervisor
  • Healthful Living
  • Athletics
  • Transportation
  • Freshmen Class

Phone: 919-850-8787 ext. 21467


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. - Rutgers University M.S.A - North Carolina State University

Ms. Natasha Wilson - Assistant Principal, NBCT

I was born and raised in New Jersey and moved to Fayetteville, NC in 2005 where I spent most of my teaching career. I earned my undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and Masters of Administration from NC State (Go pack)! I have served in elementary and middle school during most of my teaching career. One of the highlights of my teaching career was earning National Board Certification in 2010. I am really fortunate to have had the opportunity to transition from intern to Assistant Principal this year at Millbrook; what an amazing blessing. I enjoy the diverse students and families we serve and I am very thankful to work with such an amazing staff here at Millbrook High!

A few of my responsibilities include:

  • Students with last names Si-Z (with Sally Geyer)
  • Administrative Liaison for Freshman students
  • Special Education Supervisor
  • Clubs/Activities
  • Field Trip Coordinator
  • CATS and Newcomers Camp Co-Chair

Phone: 919-850-8787 ex. 21464


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science, Hispanic Studies Education, ECU 2011 Master of School Administration, UNC 2019

Ms. Melanie Sanchez - Assistant Principal

I was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and attended elementary school in Fayetteville and Garner. I grew up mostly in Clayton, North Carolina, where I graduated from Clayton High School. I attended East Carolina University (ARRGH!), where I earned a Bachelor of Science in Hispanic Studies Education in 2011. I taught Spanish at the Elementary, Middle, and High school levels for 7 years in Wake and Johnston Counties. During this time, I also coached gymnastics and cheerleading. I earned my Master’s in School Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2019, but it will always be a pirate’s life for me! I joined the Millbrook family in November of 2019, and I am so excited to be a Wildcat!

A few of my responsibilities include:
Last Names O-Sh (with Jenny Cahoon)
CTE and Science Departments
Senior Class and Graduation
Intervention Team 
School Testing Coordinator



Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Catherine Harris - Dean of Students

I'm originally from Elizabeth City, North Carolina and I'm proud to say Raleigh has been my home since 2016. I attended Elizabeth City State University where I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Social Work in 2011. I earned my Master of Education in School Counseling from Cambridge College in 2013. My career started out as a High School Counselor and a Teen Court Coordinator for Perquimans County for 3.5 years before moving to Raleigh. Before coming to Millbrook, I served as the Lead Middle School Counselor for Carroll Magnet Middle School since 2016. One of my most recent highlights was being awarded WCPSS 2021 School Counselor Of The Year. I'm so excited to join the Wildcat Family and looking forward to serving and supporting the students, families, faculty/staff, and the entire Millbrook Community!

Phone: 919-850- 8787 Ext. 21426


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Loren Baron - IB Diploma Coordinator

I am originally from Clemson, SC. I earned my Bachelors Degree in Philosophy from Brandeis University in 1991. After a year living in Beijing, China, teaching English to Chinese graduate students, I returned to school and earned my MEd. in Teaching and Curriculum from Harvard University. Before coming to Millbrook I taught for 15 years in two IB Diploma Programmes in Maryland and North Carolina. I am also an IB Workshop Leader, training teachers in Economics and Theory of Knowledge. My primary responsibilities at Millbrook are:


  • Coordination of the IB Diploma Programme
  • IB Community Outreach
  • Millbrook Magnet Program recruitment
  • Faculty and student IB education and enrichment

    It is a pleasure working with the Millbrook community and bringing the opportunities of the International Baccalaureate to our fantastic student population.




Degrees and Certifications:

LaShonda Haddock

Hi!! My name is LaShonda Haddock, and I am from the great state of NC! (Pollocksville anyone?)  I received my bachelor’s degree in History from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and my M.A. of Executive Leadership from Gardner-Webb University. I was a history educator in my home state of NC for most of my 18 years, telling the story of our country's history. This year is my 2nd year as the MYP Coordinator at MHS.  I am excited to help families learn more about our school, community, and the principles of the IB Programme!  I look forward to helping you and your child on this journey together!