Mathews County Public Schools has a new superintendent.
Dr. David S. Daniel, a longtime educator in Gloucester County who has been with West Point Public Schools since 2011, was named Tuesday night to succeed Nancy Welch in the division’s top job. His contract will begin July 1.
Daniel’s 27 years in education include stints as principal and assistant principal at Page Middle School, and assistant principal at Abingdon and Achilles elementary schools. He began his career teaching social studies at Gloucester High School in 1996. During his time at GHS, Daniel also served as a cross country and soccer coach.
In 2011, he became principal of West Point Middle School, a position he held until 2016, when he was named Director of Innovation and Technical Integration for the West Point district. In 2021, he was called back as principal of West Point Middle/High School.
“I leave you in great hands. Well done,” Welch told board members, after the appointment was announced following ...
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