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Dr. David Scott Named Superintendent of Bristol Virginia Public Schools

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For Immediate Release
July 10, 2023

Randy Alvis, School Board Chair

Bristol Virginia Public Schools Names
New Superintendent

Bristol, VA – Dr. David Scott has been appointed as the new superintendent of Bristol Virginia Public Schools. He will assume his new position on August 1, 2023.

Currently serving as the assistant superintendent of operations for Henry County Public Schools since 2018, Scott brings with him nearly 20 years of experience in the field of education. Throughout his career, he has held various roles such as director of student support services, principal, assistant principal, and teacher.

"I am extremely honored to have been chosen as the superintendent of Bristol Virginia Public Schools," said Dr. Scott. "Bristol City Public Schools has historically benefited from strong leadership and a dedicated professional staff. I have been impressed with the enthusiasm and genuine passion for the school division that each member of the school board has shared. I consider myself very fortunate to be joining such a supportive environment. I truly look forward to serving the Bristol community and working alongside the school administrators, teachers, division staff, and community members to provide first-rate opportunities for our students.”

Randy Alvis, chair of the Bristol Virginia School Board, believes that Scott is an excellent fit for the division. "We are excited to have the opportunity to welcome Dr. Scott and we eagerly anticipate the impact his guidance will have on the students, employees, and schools of BVPS for years to come. With his expertise and dedication to our community, we are confident in our continued progress and advancement.”

Scott holds a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Virginia Tech, a Master of Education from the University of Virginia, and a Bachelor of Arts in English from James Madison University.

The Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) assisted the school board with the superintendent search process.

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