Challenger Early College principal, LRU president join K-64 team

By John Bailey, Hickory Daily Record

Dr Heather Benfield image

Challenger Early College High School Principal Heather Benfield and Lenoir-Rhyne University President Fred Whitt are two of the newest members of the K-64 team.

During Thursday’s board meeting, K-64 Chief Executive Officer Mark Story announced Benfield was hired as Catawba Valley Community College’s Executive Director, Student Career Services and Business Community Engagement.

Benfield will step down as principal in February.

Click here to continue reading this article.