Principal: Andrew Crook
Mr. Crook graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1993 with a B.A. in English. In 1998, Mr. Crook graduated from Wake Forest University with a Masters of Arts in Education. Mr. Crook entered the teaching profession as an English teacher in 1993. He worked in South Carolina, Rowan-Salisbury Schools, and Wake County Public Schools before teaching in Cabarrus County. From 2002-2007, Mr. Crook taught English at Central Cabarrus High School. He taught English at Hickory Ridge High School from 2007-2010. He earned is Administrative Licensure from Wingate University in 2009 and returned to Central Cabarrus High School in 2010 as the Assistant Principal of Instruction. In 2014, he assumed the role of Principal at Central Cabarrus. Mr. Crook and his wife Liliana have two dogs, Bella and Pacino. Mr. Crook enjoys spending time with his family, reading, watching movies, traveling (especially to Peru, his wife’s home country), playing golf, and cheering on the UNC Tarheels.Assistant Principal of Instruction: Mark LowryMr. 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: Miranda KincaidMiranda.firstname.lastname@example.org
Miranda Kincaid graduated from Jackson State University with a B.S. in Psychology and the University of Cincinnati with a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership/Administration. In her 14 years of education, she has taught multiple grade levels and subjects, served in leadership and administrative roles, and has worked as a consultant in the areas of Curriculum and Instruction and assessments.
Ms. Kincaid enjoys shopping, reading, and traveling. She is excited about the opportunity to work with students and their families to ensure that they are supported and goals are achieved.Assistant Principal: Laura Ruble
Ms. Ruble graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2007 with a B.A. in Elementary Education with a minor in math. She taught 3rd and 4th grade for 5 years in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools.
She became a Principal Fellow at UNC-Charlotte where she received her Master of School Administration and completed a full-time internship at Concord Middle School. Ms. Ruble was an Assistant Principal at C.C. Griffin Middle School for two years and at A.T. Allen Elementary School for four years.
Ms. Ruble coached basketball at the middle school level and enjoys playing basketball and volleyball. Ms. Ruble lives in Charlotte, NC and is eager to meet and support the teachers, students, and families at Cox Mill High School!Admin Intern: Christine Nelson
Ms. Nelson graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn in 1999 with a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education with additional certification in Middle Grades Language Arts and Mathematics. From 2012-2019, Ms. Nelson taught at Carl A. Furr Elementary School in Cabarrus County. Currently, Ms. Nelson is a North Carolina Principal Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte pursing her Master’s degree in School Administration. In 2020, Ms. Nelson became the Administrative Intern at Cox Mill High School. Ms. Nelson and her husband, Brian, have four children, Paige, Luke, Jack and Emma. Ms. Nelson enjoys spending her free time with her family, cooking, watching baseball, and being outdoors.