Mr. Jay McCarraher was named assistant principal of Alexander Central High School effective August 1, 2016. Mr. McCarraher has served as a Behavioral Specialist and an Exceptional Children’s Teacher in Alexander County Schools since 2011.
He is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Grades Education and is scheduled to complete a Master’s Degree in Executive Leadership with a K-12 School Administration Licensure from Gardner-Webb University.
Mr. McCarraher has coached several sports including football, volleyball, baseball, softball, and wrestling. He currently is a Wrestling Official. Mr. McCarraher served in the United States Marine Corp from 1988 to 1992 and is a Combat Veteran of the Gulf War.