Principal Bio

Dr. Candis Vandevort Angle, Principal

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Dr. Candis Vandevort Angle, Principal

 

Office: 615.754.6688 

anglec@wcschools.com

Dr. Angle began her teaching career at Mt. Juliet High School, where she later became an assistant principal. In 2014 she moved to the central office as the Coordinator for Educator Effectiveness before moving to Lebanon High School as an assistant principal in 2016. During her career, she taught a range of math classes, English III and IV, Theater, online Mathematics, and Basic and College Algebra at Cumberland University.

Dr. Angle earned a BS degree in English and Math from MTSU. Her M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision is from Trevecca Nazarene University, while both her Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction and her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership were earned from the University of the Cumberlands.

On a more personal level, Dr. Angle has been married to her husband, Robert, for almost 35 years. They attend Hermitage Church of the Nazarene, and they have four grown and married children and six grandchildren. Dr. Angle grew up in Mt. Juliet and attended Lakeview Elementary, Mt. Juliet Elementary, West Elementary, Mt. Juliet Junior High, and Mt. Juliet High School. The move to Mt. Juliet Middle School puts her back in the community where she lives and back at the school where her career began.

Assistant Principal Bio

Mrs. Chareda Sims, Assistant Principal

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Mrs. Chareda Sims, Assistant Principal

Office: 615.754.6688 ext. 5803

simscha100@wcschools.com

Mrs. Sims has been an educator since the year 2000. She taught for 5 years and was a middle school counselor for 1 year in Gadsden, Alabama before moving to Tennessee. After relocating to Tennessee, she taught for 1 year and was a school counselor for 5 years with Metro Nashville Public Schools, before being promoted to an Assistant Principal position in the district. She spent the last 5 years as an administrator in MNPS, before accepting her current position at MJMS. She holds a B.S. degree in Elementary (K-6) Education and a M.S. degree in School Counseling, both obtained at Jacksonville State University in Alabama. She also holds additional certifications in Educational Administration and Instructional Coaching from Lipscomb University.

Assistant Principal Bio

Mr. Jeremy Willis, Assistant Principal

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Mr. Jeremy Willis, Assistant Principal

Office: 615.754.6688 ext. 5899

willisj@wcschools.com

Mr. Willis graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale where he earned a B.S. in History Education with a minor in English. He earned a Masters In Administration from MTSU. He has been an educator since 1993 and has been in Wilson County Schools since 1997.

Mrs. Melissa Butcher, Assistant Principal

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Mrs. Melissa Butcher, Assistant Principal

butcherm@wcschools.com

Mrs. Butcher has been in education since 2005, which includes eleven years as a Language Arts, middle school teacher and two years as a district-wide instructional coach. Mrs. Butcher holds a Bachelor's degree from Tennessee Tech University and a Master's degree from Bethel University. 

She served as our Pipeline Principal throughout the Spring and Fall of 2018 and did a wonderful job. We are excited to have her on our administrative staff indefinitely.