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Junior High gets new principal

May 18, 1999

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A Winchester educator was named principal of Charles Town Junior High School by the Jefferson County Board of Education Tuesday night.

Larry A. Mullin, 54, principal of Robert E. Aylor Middle School in Frederick County, Va., will replace Paul Stroup as principal of Charles Town Junior High, according to schools spokeswoman Liz Thompson.

Stroup already has stepped down from the post.

Fourteen educators applied for the job.

Mullin graduated from Berkeley Springs High School in 1962 and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in secondary education from Shepherd College in 1966.

Mullin earned a Master's of Arts in European and American History from James Madison University in 1971.

In 1988, he earned a cetificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Educational Administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg, Va.

Mullin started his career at James Wood High School in Winchester, where he taught English, World History, and U.S. History from 1969 to 1978.


He served as assistant principal at Aylor from 1978 to 1981 and was assistant principal at James Wood from 1981 to 1990.

Mullin is expected to start work at Charles Town Junior High by July 1.

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