Floyd Lowman, (far right)the principal of Bolton Elementary School, will be the new principal at Kimmel Farm Elementary School.
Lowman has been the principal of Bolton since 2010. He replaces Gaye Weatherman, who retired last month. Weatherman opened the school in 2009, and Lowman will be the school’s second principal. Frank Holcomb will continue to work as interim principal at Kimmel Farm until a replacement is hired for Lowman at Bolton.
He has worked in Cherokee County Schools for two years, first as the principal of Andrews High School and then as principal of Marble Elementary School. Prior to that, he was principal of Leesville Road Elementary School in Wake County for one year and an assistant principal in Wake County for seven years.
Lowman also worked as a teacher in Wake County and Ohio and as a director of music and ministry at Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church in Raleigh. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Ohio and a master’s degree in educational administration from the University of Dayton.