Horry County Schools appointed two staff members to senior leadership positions just in time for the 2015-16 school year.
Boone Myrick was named the interim chief academic officer and replaces Cindy Ambrose, who held that position for more than a decade. Ambrose is retiring from the district for a new job as assistant superintendent for instruction for Loudoun County Public Schools in Virginia.
Daryl Brown was named the chief officer for support services after holding the position of interim for a year.
I am excited to have the opportunity to broaden the scope of my work in the district.
Boone Myrick, interim chief academic officer
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Myrick was previously the executive director for curriculum and instruction and served as principal of Loris High School.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to broaden the scope of my work in the district,” Myrick said.
Myrick earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from Coker College and a masters degree in educational administration from the University of South Carolina.
“I am fortunate to be a part of an administrative team committed to promoting and supporting the district vision, which focuses on high-quality teaching and student learning,” she said.
Brown replaces Rick Maxey, who was named the acting superintendent last January. Maxey was appointed superintendent in June after former superintendent Cindy Elsberry resigned suddenly.
Brown was previously the executive director for student affairs. He started his career with Horry County Schools as a teacher at Aynor High School.
He worked as principal of Georgetown High School in 1996 and was hired as Carvers Bay High principal in 2000.
He was named principal of North Myrtle Beach High School in 2007 and was principal at Aynor High from 2009-2012.
2012 year Daryl Brown was named executive director of student affairs for HCS
Brown earned a bachelors of science degree in agricultural education from Clemson University. He later earned two masters in educational administration and educational specialist from the University of South Carolina.
The Board of Education unanimously appointed Brown and Myrick during its Monday night meeting.
Claire Byun: 626-0381, @Claire_TSN