Glendale-Kenly Elementary Principal Named

Kelly Holland was named the principal of Glendale-Kenly Elementary at the July Johnston County Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, July 13.

Kelly Holland

Holland has served Johnston County Public Schools as an educator for nearly 20 years. Most recently she was the Assistant Principal at Glendale-Kenly Elementary. She will begin her new role as Principal on July 14.

“I am honored to serve as principal of Glendale-Kenly Elementary School. It is a blessing to work in a community I love,” said Holland. “I look forward to partnering with the amazing families, students, and staff to accomplish great things.” 

Before her time as an Assistant Principal, Holland served as a teacher at South Smithfield Elementary. 

She holds a masters of education in administration from East Carolina University, a masters of education in curriculum and instruction supervision from N.C. State University, and a bachelor of science from Methodist College. 

“We are looking forward to Ms. Holland continuing to bring her expertise to the Glendale-Elementary School community,” said JCPS Superintendent Dr. Eric Bracy. “I feel confident that the school will accomplish great things under her leadership.”