Principal Nelson Johnston

Principal Nelson - Johnston

Assistant Principal Tracy Spence

Assistant Principal - Tracy Spence

Mrs. Spence is excited to be at Northern Nash High School. She has been in education for over 10 years. Mrs. Spence was a Science teacher in Wilson and Johnston Counties at the high and middle school level. She was a cheer coach while teaching middle school science. She believes in building positive relationships with staff, students, families, and the community. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dog, Cooper!

Assistant Principal Cara Patterson

Assistant Principal - Cara Patterson

Mrs. Patterson is starting her twentieth year in education. She has served as a high school English teacher, Instructional Technology Facilitator, and a Remote Learning Specialist. This is Ms. Patterson's third year in administration. She believes in building strong relationships among staff and students. Her background in instructional technology and remote learning makes her a leader in guiding teachers and providing instructional support. Her goal is to help create a safe and positive school environment that promotes student/teacher success. Mrs Patterson enjoys spending time with her three children, husband, and Goldendoodle. She loves going to the beach, watching football, and taking family vacations to Disney World. Mrs. Patterson is so happy to be a part of the Knight Family!

Assistant Principal Michael Crosby

Assistant Principal - Tim Messer

Mr. Messer is a proud Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He has taught Science at Greene County Middle School, Forest Hills Middle School, and Beddingfield High School. He has spent the last seven years as an Assistant Principal at Fike High School in Wilson County. He is a firm believer that any relationship built must start with the building of a bridge. He believes Students must be our first priority. Without getting to know the student, breaking down the barriers that exist at times; you can never truly reach their hearts, minds, and be a positive impact in their lives. Mr. Messer enjoys spending time with his Bride of 33 years and family of Sons and Daughter in Laws as well as our extended children that have been a part of our lives for the last 30 years. We also have a very high energy Maltipoo that keeps us on our toes. Yesterday is gone, today is here and now, tomorrow is not yet written. What you do in these three instances will define your legacy that is left when you leave this Earthly realm. What legacy will you leave for those you leave behind?