Meet Newton High School’s new principal
Who: Thirty-nine year old Eclan David was born in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands and graduated from Charlotte High School
Education: Graduated from Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Ala., with B.S. degree in elementary education, and West Georgia in Carrolton with an M. Ed. degree in educational administration and leadership.
Experience: Was principal at Carver Middle School in Griffin for the last nine years, and was assistant principal at A.Z. Kelsey Middle School two years prior to that. David has also served as an elementary and middle school teacher in DeKalb County for six years.
Family: Married to Victoria David for 10 years, and has two children Eres Olivia and Eclan Emanuell III (Tripp).