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Warren County Public Schools Names New Principal of South Warren Middle School

Mr. Cloyd Named SWMS Principal

Mr. David Cloyd has been selected as the next principal of South Warren Middle School (SWMS). 


Mr. Cloyd has been in an administrative role in the middle school setting as the principal of Warren East Middle School (WEMS) since 2012 and as the assistant principal of WEMS from 2005-2012. Mr. Cloyd was also a math teacher at WEMS from 2000-2005 and served as the head football and basketball coach. 


“I have watched David Cloyd lead Warren East Middle School for ten years and I admire how he connects with all students. He not only knows every single student by name but he can tell you something about so many of them. He recognizes the importance of developing positive relationships with students while challenging them to meet the highest of expectations. He supports his staff and he will work right alongside every staff member in order to benefit students and the school community,” stated Mr. Rob Clayton, Superintendent of Warren County Public Schools. 


“There are not enough words to express how grateful I am for the support from the entire Warren East community over the past 23 years as I have served in various roles such as coach, teacher, assistant principal and principal. I will forever be thankful for the relationships formed and the mentors that have contributed to shaping me into the leader I am today. I am both excited and honored to be the next principal of South Warren Middle School. The Spartan community has established a culture of high expectations and academic excellence as South Warren Middle School is one of the highest performing middle schools in the Commonwealth. I look forward to working with students, parents, community partners, faculty and staff as we continue to provide a highly engaging and student-centered learning environment for our students to grow both academically and personally,” stated Mr. Cloyd. 


Mr. Cloyd earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Middle Grades Education from Western Kentucky University, graduating magna cum laude. He also earned his Master of Arts in Education Administration and Leadership, Level II Education Administration and Leadership, and Rank I Supervisor of Instruction, all from Western Kentucky University. 


He will assume his new responsibilities on July 1, 2023.

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