Dr. Abel earned his B.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and his M.Ed. in Leadership and his Ed.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University. This is his 27th year in education and his 21st year at Midlothian. Before becoming a principal, Dr. Abel taught math.
Dr. Shawn Abel
Dr. Mooney grew up outside of Buffalo, NY. She received her BSED and MSED from SUNY Geneseo prior to completing her EDD in Educational Leadership at the University of Rochester. Dr. Mooney taught Math and Special Education in upstate New York prior to beginning her administrative career in Virginia. At Osborn Park High School in Prince William County, she served as Assistant Principal for five years before moving to Chesterfield County and joining CCPS. As a member of the CCPS team, she has served as an Associate Principal at Matoaca and Midlothian High Schools. She has been with Midlothian High School since 2019.
Dr. Bowes earned her B.S. in Communication & Sciences from Radford University, and her M.Ed. and Ed.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University. Before becoming a principal, Dr. Bowes taught science and social studies as a collaborative special education teacher.
Dr. Denise Bowes
Mr. Lagow earned his B.A. in Political Science from James Madison University and his M.A. in Special Education and M.A. in Administration from the University of Phoenix. He has been with Midlothian High School since 2019.
Ms. Brown earned her B.S in Mathematics from James Madison University and M.Ed in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Richmond. Before becoming an administrator, Ms. Brown taught math.
Dean of Students
Mr. Steele earned his BA in Geography from Emory and Henry College and his Teaching Certifications
through ODU. This is his 11th year in education and his 9th year at Midlothian. Before becoming an
administrator, Mr. Steele taught social studies and coached football. He also served as the Outside
Facilities Coordinator and Assistant AD.
Director of Student Activities
Ms. Speller earned her B.A. in English Education and her M.Ed. in Counselor Education from Virginia State University. This is her 17th year in education and her third at Midlothian.
School Counseling Coordinator
Mr. Jones earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Mary Washington, and his M.S. in Secondary Education from Old Dominion University. This is his twenty-second year in education, and first at Midlothian High School. In addition to coordinating the IB program, Mr. Jones also teaches IB Psychology.
IB Diploma Programme Coordinator
Ms. Stoneburner earned her B.S. in Human Development from Virginia Tech and her M.A.T. in Special Education as well as her M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision from Liberty University. This is her 7th year in education and her second at Midlothian.
Coordinator of Special Education
Mrs. Martin earned her B.A. in Politics and Philosophy from St. Andrews College and her M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling from East Carolina University. This is her eighth year in education, and she has been at Midlothian all eight years.
Career Center Coordinator/Testing Coordinator