Monroe County Superintendent Named Superintendent of the Year

July 30, 2004

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Superintendents from around West Virginia honored one of their own by naming Monroe County Superintendent Dr. Lyn Guy as their Superintendent of the Year.  

Dr. Guy has led Monroe County Schools since 1991. Prior to her position as superintendent, she served several years with the Carlisle School in Martinsville, Va. Seven of those years, she served as its teaching principal. For five years, she taught English and drama at Person Senior High School in Roxboro, N.C.  

A magna cum laude graduate of Concord College, Dr. Guy also received her master’s degree in education from Duke University. She participated in course work at Breadloaf School of English in Middlebury, Vt., University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., and Marshall University Graduate College. After completing coursework, Dr. Guy earned her doctorate in education leadership from West Virginia University.  

“Dr. Guy is a wonderful example of leadership for a county school system,” said State Schools Superintendent David Stewart. “The students and faculty of Monroe County schools are fortunate to have someone such as her in a leadership position.”  

Dr. Guy’s professional memberships have enhanced her job performance. She has been a member of the West Virginia Association of School Administrators, where she is currently serving as its president. She also serves on the Governing Board for the American Association of School Administrators. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Monroe County Coalition for Families and Children, the Greenbrier Community College Foundation and the Lightstone Foundation.  

As superintendent, Dr. Guy keeps the pubic informed on education issues by composing a weekly column for the area newspaper, the Monroe Watchman. She maintains a strong interest in education law, and enjoys working with community and statewide groups that are focused on economic development and community development.  

For more information about Dr. Guy, contact Monroe County Schools at (304) 772-3094.  


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