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Dr. Bernard “Trey” S. Davis, III has been appointed the next superintendent of Richmond County Public Schools at the recent school board meeting. His new position will be effective February 1, 2021. Dr. Davis is a native of the Northern Neck and was a 1988 graduate of Northumberland High School. He has twenty-six years of experience working as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, activities director, technology director, and central office administrator. Since 2018, Dr. Davis has served as the K-12 Career and Technical Education Supervisor for Manassas City Public Schools.

“I am truly honored to be the next superintendent of Richmond County Public Schools,” said Dr. Davis. “This is a wonderful community filled with supportive parents, exceptional students, and engaged community members. I appreciate the opportunity given to me by the school board of Richmond County.”

Ken Blackley, Chair of the Richmond County School Board, stated, “The School Board is confident that Dr. ‘Trey’ Davis is the right fit for our schools and community. He has a record of success as an educational leader and has deep ties to the community. The School Board appreciates, the high expectations he has for himself and the vision he has for the school division. I am very pleased to welcome Dr. Davis home and look forward to working in collaboration with him to lead our school division.”

Dr. Davis earned a Doctorate in Educational Administration from Virginia Tech, Master of Arts in Education from George Washington University, Master of Science in Education from Old Dominion University and a Bachelor of Science from North Carolina Wesleyan College.