WS/FCS names new West Forsyth High School principal

Published 6:50 pm Thursday, January 28, 2021

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The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education has named Kevin Spainhour the new principal of West Forsyth High School.

Since 2013, Spainhour has served as the principal of West Stokes High School in Stokes County. Prior to that, he served as the assistant principal at West Stokes for one year. Earlier in his career, Spainhour  spent more than 10 years as a teacher at Mount Airy High School, East Surry High School, and Chestnut Grove Middle School. He has experience teaching science, healthful living, and health and physical education.   

New West Forsyth Principal Kevin Spainhour

Spainhour has a bachelor’s degree from Guilford College, a master’s degree from East Carolina University and his administration licensure from Appalachian State University.

He replaces Charles McAninch, who has been named principal of the new Lewisville Middle School. Spainhour’s exact start date is yet to be determined.