School Administration

Marcus Petty, Principal

Mr. Marcus L. Petty Sr. received his Bachelor of Science and his Master of Education from Virginia Commonwealth University.  He began his teaching career in 2011 in Chesterfield Public School  s, where he taught Heath & Physical Education and served as the Department Chair.  During his time in Chesterfield, he served as Coordinator of the Success Initiative for high school students and as an Administrator of the 21-Century Program.   In addition, he was voted 2014 Teacher of the Year due to his revitalization of two programs and his dedication to students.   He served as Assistant Principal and currently, is the Principal of Charles City High School.  One of his many plans for the high school is to continue to bring in corporate partners such as Rolls Royce in order to offer CCHS students’ exposure, additional training, and career opportunities after graduation.     

Heather Kennedy, Assistant Principal

   Mrs. Kennedy began her teaching career at Greenbrier Primary School in Chesapeake City Public Schools, where she taught Kindergarten for six years. Her elementary and special education certifications allowed her to serve as a special education teacher for first and second grade at Greenbrier Primary before moving to Grassfield High School in Chesapeake, where she has served as a collaborative teacher for special education students in inclusion classrooms in Algebra I and Geometry classes. Her Bachelor of Arts in psychology and religion and Master of Arts in Education degrees are from The College of William and Mary. Her special education license and Educational Specialist degree are from Old Dominion University.