Graves named Mary Blount Elementary’s assistant principal
From Staff Reports
Suzanne Graves has been named Mary Blount Elementary School’s assistant principal.
Graves, who served most recently as Eagleton Elementary School’s interim principal, will join the school’s staff next month. She is replacing Buffy Wyrosdick, who was recently named Eagleton Elementary’s principal.
Graves has served as assistant principal at both Eagleton and Carpenters Elementary schools. She has served Blount County Schools as a math teacher and coach since 1996 before joining the administrative ranks.
“We are really looking forward to having Mrs. Graves join our team,” said Principal Jesse Robinette. “She is an outstanding educator, and her experience, knowledge and drive will play a key role in keeping MBES moving in a great direction.”
Graves is a University of Tennessee graduate with a bachelor’s in elementary education and master’s in curriculum and instruction. In 1998, she earned an educational specialist degree from Lincoln Memorial University.
“I am excited about the opportunity to join the staff at Mary Blount with Dr. Robinette,” Graves said. “Together, we will continue the tradition of maximizing the academic potential for each Mary Blount Elementary student in a safe and personalized environment.”