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Principal Chuck Lansing

Mr. Lansing is entering his fifth year at FFHS. He was recognized as the Dare County Principal of the Year for the 2021-22 school year, following his second year as a school principal. When asked about his experiences, he shared, "Since my first day of school, I have been passionate about learning. I have been fortunate to transform that passion into a career centered around student achievement. I especially enjoy supervising and mentoring beginning teachers so that their careers can also grow.” When not at school, he leads an active lifestyle and loves spending time outside. 

He can be contacted at or 252-449-7000 x 2401.

Assistant Principal Lela Ingram

Ms. Ingram made the move from Lead Teacher in the Exceptional Children's Department to Assistant Principal in the summer of 2019.

Ingram can be contacted at or 252-449-7000 x 2402.

Assistant Principal Joe Tyson

Mr. Tyson most recently served as an assistant principal at River Road Middle School in Elizabeth City. Tyson has 16 years of experience in education. Tyson holds a bachelor’s degree in history with a minor in Exceptional Children from James Madison University. He also holds a master’s degree in school administration from Elizabeth City State University. 

“I am inspired to be a part of the collective efficacy of the Dare County school district," Tyson shared. "I am a firm believer in that every student can learn when they are provided a support system that is prepared to meet their social, educational, and emotional needs. I look forward to working with all stakeholders to provide our students with a rigorous and challenging education that will prepare them for the transition out of high school."

Tyson can be contacted at or 252-449-7000 x 2403

Chuck Lansing
Lela Ingram
Joe Tyson