• Administration


    Principal Todd Smith

    Mr. Todd Smith Email: Todd.Smith@cabarrus.k12.nc.us


    • B.S. Social Studies/Secondary Education, Applachian State University, Boone, NC, 1992
    • Masters in School Administration, University of North Carolina, 1999

    Leadership Roles

    • Assistant Principal, Central Cabarrus High School,
      1995 - 2005
    • Principal, Jay M. Robinson High School, 2005-2008
    • Principal, Cox Mill High School, 2008 – 2018
    • Principal, West Cabarrus High School


    Mr. Smith and his wife, Shane, have two children, Michael and Ellie.  Mr. Smith enjoys spending his free time with his family.

     “I am honored to be the Principal of West Cabarrus High School and I look forward to working with the WCHS staff, students, parents, and community.   Go, Wolverines!”


    Assistant Principal of Instruction Yolanda Blakeney

    Email: Yolanda.Blakeney@cabarrus.k12.nc.us
    Ms. Blakeney  
    Administrator for students with last names A-G


    • B.S. Chemistry, Wingate University, Wingate, NC, 1996.
    • Masters of Education in Secondary Education, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona, 2010.
    • M.Ed. School Administration, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC.
    • Administrative Licensure, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 2014.


    Leadership Roles

    • Dean of Students, ECHS, 2014 - 2017
    • Assistant Principal, Cox Mill High School, 2017 – 2018
    • Assistant Principal, West Cabarrus High School


    Ms. Blakeney’s passions are creating memories with her family and traveling. 

     “I look forward to being a part of building the culture and traditions of the West Cabarrus School community.”



    Assistant Principal Bret Butch

    Email: Bret.Butch@cabarrus.k12.nc.us
    Administrator for students with last names P-Z


    • B.S., Business Administration, University of Toledo.
    • Middle School Math Licensure – University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    • Masters of Education, Gardner Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC.

    Leadership Roles

    • Assistant Principal, Hunter Huss High School, Gaston County, 2009-2012
    • Assistant Principal, Concord High School, 2012 – 2020
    • Assistant Principal, West Cabarrus High School

    "I enjoy hanging out with my wife Tara, my son Brayden.  Our favorite thing to do as a family is to camp at the beach with our dogs.  

    I am excited to be a part of the West Cabarrus family and look forward to building the culture and great traditions."


    Principal Fellow Cathryn Morse

    Email: Cathryn.Morse@cabarrus.k12.nc.us
    Administrator for students with last names H-O


    • University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte NCMaster of School Administration (Anticipated 2021)
    • Mansfield University, Mansfield PA- Bachelor of Science - Elementary Education -1999
    • SUNY Alfred State College, Alfred NY- Associates - Liberal Arts - 1997


    Professional Experience and Leadership Roles

    • North Carolina Principal Fellow - present
    • Patriots STEM Elementary School2014 - 2019
    • Carl A. Furr Elementary School2007 - 2014
    • Bethel Elementary School1999-2007


    "I enjoy family time with my husband Brian & two daughters (Leah & Emma) as well as my extended family."