FCS Names New Principals at South Fulton Schools

Fulton County Schools has named new principals for two schools in South Fulton. Marissa Wilson will serve as the new principal at Asa Philip Randolph Elementary School. Charles Chester will serve as principal at Langston Hughes High School.

Both will host meet and greets at their respective schools on June 19. Wilson’s event will begin at 5:00 p.m., followed by Chester’s at 6:00 p.m.

While both will be joining new schools, neither are new to Fulton County. Wilson previously served as principal at Parklane Elementary in East Point. Chester most recently served as principal at Northwestern Middle School in Milton.

Wilson has been an educator for 19 years. Over the course of her career she has served in the roles of teacher, assistant school administrator, assistant principal and principal.

She received her graduate degree in career and technical education from the University of Georgia and her Educational Specialist degree from Kennesaw State University.

Chester began his career in education in 2005 as a high school math teacher. He joined Fulton County Schools in 2008. While at Woodland Middle School, he was named Teacher of the Year.

Chester received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Albany State University, master’s degrees from Kennesaw State University and Columbus State University and a Specialist of Educational Leadership degree from NOVA Southeastern University.