Principal: Todd Smith
Mr. Smith graduated from Appalachian State University in 1992 with a B.S. in Social Studies/Secondary Education and entered the teaching profession as a Social Studies teacher at West Charlotte High, where he taught from 1992-1997. Mr. Smith entered the NC Principal Fellows Program in 1997 and received his Masters in School Administration from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1999. Mr. Smith was as Assistant Principal and Assistant Principal of Instruction at Central Cabarrus High from 1999-2005. In 2005 Mr. Smith became the Principal of Jay M Robinson High, where he served as Principal from 2005-2008. In 2008 Mr. Smith was named the Principal of Cox Mill High.
Mr. Smith and his wife Shane have two children, Michael, age 14 and Ellie, age 10. Mr. Smith enjoys spending his free time with his family, trail running, and watching college football.
"It is truly an honor to be the Principal of Cox Mill High. I look forward to working with the staff, students, parents, and community in creating the Cox Mill family."
Assistant Principal: Billy Davis
Davis graduated from Old Dominion University in 1997 with a B.S. in
Math/Stat Teacher Prep and entered the teaching profession as a Math
teacher in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.
Mr. Davis began teaching in Cabarrus County in 1998 and has
taught/coached at Concord Middle School, Northwest High School, and
Hickory Ridge High School. Mr. Davis completed his MBA degree in 2006
at UNC Charlotte. He most recently completed his K-12 add
on certificate from Wingate in May 2014.
Mr. Davis and his wife Jennifer have one child, Lorelai, age 10. Mr.
Davis enjoys spending time with his family, Y-Guides with his daughter,
the beach, and watching sports.
look forward to working with the great staff, teachers, students, and
community to make Cox Mill a top high school in North Carolina.”
Assistant Principal of Instruction: Mark Lowry
Mr. Lowry graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2005 with a B.S. in Middle Grades Education and entered the teaching profession as a Mathematics teacher at J.M. Alexander Middle School, where he taught from 2006-2009. Mr. Lowry entered the Educational Leadership program at UNCC in 2009 and received his Masters in School Administration from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2011. Mr. Lowry was a Principal Intern at Cox Mill High for the 2010-2011 School Year. In 2011 Mr. Lowry became an Assistant Principal at Cox Mill High School. Mr. Lowry and his wife Cherie have two children, Charleston (Charlie) and Whitaker (Whit). Mr. Lowry enjoys spending his free time with his family, running, and cheering on the Carolina Panthers.
Assistant Principal: Deborah Walker
Mrs. Walker graduated from East Carolina University with a BS in Early Childhood Education, holds a Master’s in Human Development and Learning from UNC-Charlotte, and an Advanced Educational Leadership Degree from Nova Southeastern University. She also holds an Intermediate Education Certification, an Administrative Certification, and a Special Education Director Certification. Mrs. Walker worked for Kannapolis City Schools for eight years as an Elementary and Middle School teacher; and for ten years as Curriculum Coordinator, Co-Director for Title I Federal Programs, and Observer/Evaluator. She was Assistant Principal at South Charlotte Middle School in Charlotte-Mecklenburg for four years. Mrs. Walker previously served as Assistant Principal for five years at two high schools in Cabarrus County, and for three years as Assistant Director of the Exceptional Children’s Program for Cabarrus County Schools. During early retirement, she also held interim positions as Principal and/or Assistant Principal at five schools in Cabarrus County. She served for the last four years as Assistant Principal of Instruction at Harris Road Middle School. Mrs. Walker has a son and three step-children. She enjoys spending her free time reading, and traveling with her husband.