Laurel High School Principal
Dr. Michael Eubanks began his career in education as a high school biology teacher. Prior to joining the Laurel School District in August 2018, he served as a teacher, and assistant principal. Dr. Eubanks has 12 years of experience in education.
He received a Bachelor of Science in biology and minor in chemistry from Delta State University, and a Ph.D. in education administration from William Carey University.
“I enjoy education because this profession allows for us to shape and mold the lives of our future.”
Nashicka Mark began her career in education as a middle school teacher of mathematics. Prior to joining the Laurel School District in July 2019, she served as a teacher, instructional coach, and a District Math Specialist. She is currently an assistant principal at Laurel High School.
Mrs. Mark received a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education (K-8) with an Emphasis in Mathematics from the University of Southern Mississippi, master’s degree in Secondary Education and specialist degree in Instructional Leadership both from William Carey University.
"Educating students is not a job, yet a passion! The drive for success begins with knowing that every student is provided an opportunity to be successful, life-long learners. One of my favorite quotes is 'Education is the passport to the future, tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.' This quote indicates that it is my professional responsibility to ensure all students are provided the knowledge and confidence needed to succeed beyond high school and have the essential skills to compete in our global society."
Eric Boone began his career in education as a third and fourth grade math teacher. Prior to joining the Laurel School District in July 2019, he served as a teacher, bus driver, coach, assistant principal and principal. He is currently an assistant principal at Laurel High School.
He received a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies and master’s degree in teaching from Alcorn State University, master’s degree in educational leadership and specialist degree in instructional leadership from William Carey University.
“Education is a tool that can be used to transform the lives of people, which can ultimately be used to shape the nation. Each day, I do my best to encourage students and teachers to do the best that they can do, because we are preparing children today to become leaders of tomorrow. I love when students are working on a task and they have an ‘aha’ moment. This gives me joy to know that the student has grasped the concept and they are growing in their learning.”