The United Fund welcomes Dr. Kim Morrison, superintendent of Mount Airy City Schools, to the Board of Directors. Dr. Kim Morrison has worked in education for the last 23 years implementing innovative award winning programs. She currently is the Superintendent of Schools for Mount Airy City Schools implementing STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) district wide. She has helped bring in over 25 million dollars of federal grants to support innovative schools and works with districts all over the country to implement strong educational programs. Programs she initiated and implemented have won national awards including the Ronald P. Simpson award, the top magnet award in the nation along with Mount Airy Middle School being named a National Schools to Watch. She was one of two finalists for the American Association of School Administrators, “Women in School Leadership Awards.” She was inducted this year into the Rhododendron Society for Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education, their most prestigious award. She is most proud of being the wife of Tommy and mother of two boys, Kaleb and Eli.
Dr. Morrison will bring a variety of talents to the United Fund and will continue the long standing partnership between the United Fund and Mount Airy City Schools.