Mr. Worth Thomasson

Phone: (803) 438-3481

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Mr. Worth Thomasson

Graduated from Winthrop University in 1996 with a M.S. in Biology, and in 2001 with a M. ED in Educational Administration

Worked as a teacher and coach at Bethune High School and North Central High School (1996-2001)

Assistant Principal of Hilton Head High School and Lugoff Elgin High School (2001-2005)

Kershaw County Director Of Professional Development (2005-2007)

Principal of North Central High School (2007-2014)

Kershaw County Principal of The Year (2011)

Lugoff Elgin High School Principal (2014-present)

Assistant Principal

Ms. Jill Avery

Phone: (803) 438-3481

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science - Clemson University Master of Education, Science Teaching - University of South Carolina Master of Education, Educational Administration - University of South Carolina

Ms. Jill Avery

I am currently an Assistant Principal for the 10th grade at LEHS. Previously I was a science teacher. I have taught at Irmo, Berkeley and Lugoff-Elgin high school. 

I am married and have three boys. I have 2 dogs. I enjoying watching my boys participate in their sporting events.

I graduated from Lugoff-Elgin High School and strive for excellence. Go Demons!

Assistant Principal

Mr. Jeff Carraway

Phone: (803) 438-3481

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Mr. Jeff Carraway

Graduated from Lugoff-Elgin High in 1991. Graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education in 1995. I have been a teacher at Lugoff-Elgin Middle and High School as well as Cedar Ridge Middle (Alabama), and Dent Middle. During my 20 years of being an educator, I have obtained a National Board Certificate and a Master's in School Leadership. I'm married to Chrissy Faulkenberry Carraway and have two children named Alex and Rylee. This is my third year as an administrator at L-E and I'm currently serving as the 12th Grade Administrator. Go L-E!!!

Assistant Principal

Mr. Rhea Faris

Phone: (803) 438-3481 x5613

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Mr. Rhea Faris

Mid-Carolina High School math teacher Rhea Faris will serve as an assistant principal at Lugoff-Elgin High School.  Faris has taught math courses at three different South Carolina high schools since 2002. He was named the 2013 Chapin High School Teacher of the Year and has taught a methods class in conjunction with Presbyterian College.  He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Presbyterian College and a Master of Arts degree in educational leadership from the University of the Cumberlands.  

Assistant Principal

Ms. Alicia Gaither

Phone: 803-438-3481 ext. 5605

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts in English Master of Education in Secondary Education Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Ms. Alicia Gaither

I was born and raised in Sumter, South Carolina and moved to Columbia in 1996. I am married and have two children, Michael and Savannah, who never cease to amaze me.

I have been an educator for the past sixteen years. I served as an English teacher and an administrator in Richland School District Two for six years before becoming an Assistant Principal at Lugoff-Elgin High School.

 

Administrative Assistant

Miss Leigh Abee

Phone: 803-438-3481 ext 5690

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts in English, Columbia College Master of Education in Administration and Supervision, Southern Wesleyan University

Miss Leigh Abee

This will be my twelfth year at Lugoff-Elgin High School and my second year as the assistant administrator. I will be assisting the ninth grade administrator this year as well as serving as the school test coordinator. I look forward to serving the students, families, staff, and community of Lugoff-Elgin High School and Kershaw County. 

“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.” -Malala Yousafzai, I Am Malala