Noblesville Schools recently announced its appointment of new administrative leaders at five of its schools – Noblesville High School, East Middle School, West Middle School, White River Elementary and North Elementary
Jeremy Luna is now a dean of students at Noblesville High School. He brings 12 years of administrative experience to his role at NHS, serving most recently as a principal in the Taylor Community School Corp. in Kokomo. He has a master’s in school administration from Gardener-Webb University in North Carolina and has been a supporter of children through his roles as a youth club facilitator, mentor, coach and All-Pro Dads volunteer.
Calie VanDermark has been named the new principal at White River Elementary, replacing Rebecca Dicus who is taking a position as curriculum director with the Hamilton Boone Madison County Cooperative. VanDermark served most recently as the assistant principal at North Elementary. Prior to that, she was a teacher at White River Elementary and also has served as a U.S. Marine. She holds a master’s degree in educational leadership from Indiana University.
Angie Gingerich will be stepping into VanDermark’s assistant principal position at North Elementary. Gingerich brings 18 years of experience in education to the role, serving as a Noblesville Schools teacher, instructional coach and coordinator of the Miller Explorers before- and after- school care program. She holds a master’s degree from Ball State University and a principal licensure from Purdue University.
Andrea Lee is the new assistant principal at East Middle School. She joins the school from Center Grove Community School Corp., where she served as an assistant principal for the past five years. She brings a strong curriculum background to the role as well as experience with special education, safety, technology, parent organizations and more. She has a master’s in school administration from Butler University.
Jacob Stafford is now the assistant principal at West Middle School. He is relocating to Noblesville from northwestern Indiana, where he served in assistant principal and athletic director roles at Portage High School and Westville Middle School. He has a master’s in school administration from Ball State University and has experience in safety, curriculum, behavior management, athletics and more.
“We’re excited to welcome these new staff members to our administrative team,” said David Mundy, associate superintendent and director of human resources. “We set high expectations for our leaders at Noblesville Schools, and these folks rose to the top (among hundreds of candidates) thanks to their strong demonstration of student-centered learning, innovation and leadership skills. Our selection team feels confident they’ll be great additions for our district.”