Mr. Todd Smith, Principal


    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 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 Principal of Cox Mill High, where he served from 2008-2018.  In 2018 Mr. Smith was named Principal of West Cabarrus High School, which will be opening in the Fall of 2020.  This year Mr. Smith will be serving as Principal of Mount Pleasant High School until the new Principal is named in the Spring of 2019.  Mr. Smith and his wife Shane have two children, Michael and Ellie. Mr. Smith enjoys spending his free time with his family and watching college football.

    "I am excited to be a member of the Mount Pleasant High School family and I look forward to working with the MPHS staff, students, parents, and community."


     Todd Smith Principal

    Mr. Lawrence Sullivan, Assistant Principal


    Mr. Sullivan joined the Mount Pleasant staff in 2013.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in History & Geography in secondary education from Clemson University, and a Master of Arts degree in School Administration from UNC-Charlotte.  Before joining  Mount Pleasant, he spent 9 years teaching Social Studies and as part of the administrative team at Union Academy.   Most recently, he was the High School administrator at Lake Norman Charter in Huntersville, NC.  He has also  coached; XCC, Track and Tennis.  

    Mr. Sullivan is a native of Connecticut but has been living in the Carolinas for the past 20 years. He is happily married to his wife Huanita and enjoys traveling & mountain biking when time permits.

    "I am very happy to be a part of the Mount Pleasant family, this is a great community to live and work."

    Mrs. Meghan Frazier, Assistant Principal