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Shannon Long, 7th Grade Assistant Principal
Mrs. Shannon Long joined the Maverick family as an Assistant Principal in 2018. Mrs. Long began her teaching career in Sanford, North Carolina as an English Teacher at Lee County Senior High School. From there, she moved to Charlotte, where she taught and coached at EE Waddell High School and Independence High School. After leaving the classroom, Mrs. Long served as an assistant principal at East Rowan in Salisbury, North Carolina and Marvin Ridge High School. Prior to stepping into administration, Mrs. Long worked at Porter Ridge High School as an English teacher and served as the department chair.
Mrs. Long obtained her undergraduate degree from East Carolina University and received her administrative credentials from Wingate University and will soon begin working toward her Doctorate.
Mrs. Long is married to Matt Long, who teaches at Porter Ridge Middle School. The two have three children whom they adore and enjoy spending time with. Mrs. Long enjoys traveling, playing and attending sporting events, and spending time with her family.