Louis Ray Harrison is an Assistant Principal at Hillside High School responsible for science, world languages, and media technology. He also serves as a 9th-grade administrator. Mr. Harrison previously worked as a science teacher at Hillside from 2003 to 2009 and returned in 2014 as a member of the administration team.
With close to twenty years of experience, Mr. Harrison has held positions in 3 states to include teaching and student support services. Prior to his career in education, he served in the United States Air Force and is a proud veteran.
Mr. Harrison is a native of Warren County, North Carolina. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from NC Central University, a Master’s degree in Athletic Administration from Concordia University and his Educational Specialist degree from Liberty University. He is a member of the National Association of Secondary School Principals, NC Association of School Administrators, NC Association of Educators, and Durham Association of Educators. He is also a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.
Mr. Harrison is married to Tomesah and they have 3 sons, Louis II (HHS ’19), Brian (HHS’20), and Braylon. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.
Mr. Harrison can be reached at 919-560-3925 x25305 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A graduate of North Carolina State University and North Carolina Central University, Ms. Winnie Lameck, began her professional career as a high school math teacher in Holly Springs, NC in 2000. She taught high school math for 13 years. In 2012 she completed her Master in School Counseling from North Carolina Central University. She was selected as Teacher of the Year at Southern Wake Academy in 2012. In 2014, she served as the Dean of Students and Beginning Teacher (BT) Coordinator at Southern Wake Academy. She served in each of these roles for 4 years. Ms. Lameck returned to NCCU to further her studies where she earned her second master’s degree in School Administration in 2018.
After serving as the Dean of Students at Southern Wake Academy, Ms.Lameck was named the Middle School Director and Assistant Principal. She served in these roles for two full years, before joining Durham Public Schools. She is excited to be a part of Hillside High School that is rich in tradition and is intentional about drawing out the fullest potential in every single student. Ms. Lameck’s favorite quote is by Rita Pierson, which states, “Every child deserves a champion—an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.” It is this belief that drives her to always give her very best to all of her students and her team.
Winnie Lameck is a member of the NC Principals and Assistant Principals Association and NC Association of Educators.
Ms. Lameck can be reached at 919-560-3925 ext. 25292 or email@example.com.
Rashard Lee-Worthy is a Durham native and a 1995 graduate of Hillside High School. Lee-Worthy continued his studies at The University of Tennessee, earning a B.A. in psychology in 1999. Upon graduation, Lee-Worthy went on to play professional basketball in Europe for twelve seasons. In 2011 Lee-Worthy returned to the U.S. and began his pursuit to become a public school educator. After teaching in Durham Public Schools, Lee-Worthy began his studies of School Administration at North Carolina Central University. Lee-Worthy completed his Masters of School Administration in 2017 all while working as an intern at Hillside High School. In the summer of 2017, Lee-Worthy was hired as a member of the administrative team at Hillside High School where he continues to serve his alma mater.
Lee-Worthy also worked as the assistant boys’ basketball coach since arriving at Hillside in 2016, and in 2018, Lee-Worthy was named head of the varsity boys’ basketball program.
As a member of the community and alumni of Hillside High School, Lee-Worthy has a strong passion for Hillside that is rooted in the school’s history, achievements and culture that is unmatched in the city of Durham.
Mr. Lee Worthy can be reached at 919-560-3925 x25293 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A graduate of South Carolina State University, Dr. William T. Logan, III began his professional career as a high school English teacher in St. George, SC in 1997 while pursuing his Master of Education degree in Counselor Education from SC State University. He was the recipient of the Sallie Mae Outstanding First Year Teacher Award for his district in 1998. In 2000, he furthered his studies at the University of Southern Mississippi where he earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Education Administration and Supervision in 2002.
After serving as the Director of the Odyssey Educational Center, Dr. Logan relocated to North Carolina where he worked as an assistant principal in Wake and Durham counties from 2003-2007. Dr. Logan was selected as the founding principal of Hillside New Tech High School in 2007. Under his leadership, the school boasted a 100% graduation rate in 2011—the only high school in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill to achieve this accomplishment. The school was also identified as a Demonstration Site by the New Tech Network and was chosen as a Learning Laboratory Initiative School by the NC New School’s Project. In 2011, he was selected as Spectacular Magazine’s Man of the Year in the field of education. Dr. Logan was asked to lead Hillside High School in February 2012 navigating its transformational efforts. Hillside now boasts having the highest graduation rate among traditional high schools in Durham. In 2014, William was selected as Durham Public Schools Principal of the Year and was the 2014 recipient of the NC Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development Outstanding Young Educator Award. In 2017, Dr. Logan was selected as the NC Association of Student Councils Administrator of the Year.
William is a member of the NC Principals and Assistant Principals Association, NC Association of Educators, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and serves as president of the Raleigh-Durham Chapter of the SCSUNAA.
Hartford, Connecticut is where Mrs. Renee D.M. Wilburn began her career in Education at Windsor Public Schools as an English Teacher. Prior to this, she was a member of the US. Army where she served a tour in Germany. While serving in the Army she attended several colleges and universities where she began as a Pre-Med major. The “teaching bug bit” her one summer as a tutor-counselor for Trinity College Upward Bound Program. After that summer she transferred from Baylor University to Central Connecticut State University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Education with a major in English and minor in Psychology.
In 1996 she moved to North Carolina and worked briefly for Person County Schools as an Eighth Grade Writing Teacher. Riverside High School is where she began her career in Durham Public Schools in the English Department. While there, she led the school through their first school accreditation. After more than ten years in the classroom, Mrs. Wilburn transitioned to School Administration in 2006 when she graduated Summa cum laude from North Carolina Central University’s Fast Track Program. Her first job as an Assistant Principal was at Jordan High School where she was the Administrator for the Freshman Academy and earned the Leadership Excellence Award in 2010 and the Advanced Academics Leadership Award in 2008 & 2010.
Mrs. Wilburn has been at Hillside since 2011, this year she is the administrator for sophomores and is also responsible for State and Local Assessments, Exceptional Children and Social Studies PLT’s, and the Administrative Support Staff. During her tenure at Hillside, she has earned the Leadership Excellence Award in 2011 and was a finalist for the 2016 Assistant Principal of the Year.
Professional Affiliations include North Carolina Association for Secondary School Principals, North Carolina Association of School Administrators and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated.
Mrs. Wilburn is married to Johnnie, they have two daughters, Nicole and Neah, and three grandchildren, Julian, Janice, and JoAnna. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, baking, and sewing.
Mrs. Wilburn can be reached at 919-560-3925 ext. 25902 or email@example.com