ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Mr. Roy Vermillion, Head of School

B.S., Eastern Kentucky University

M.Ed, Cambridge College

M.A. Gifted & Talented Education, Converse College 

Mr. Vermillion has over 30 years of experience in education, teaching multiple subjects in grades one through eight. Additionally, he has served in administrative roles in South Carolina and Florida. Previously, he served as Head of School for a preschool through fifth grade school and prior to this as a Head of Lower School.

rvermillion@sullinsacademy.org

Mrs. Susan Ruble, Academic Support Coordinator, Junior Kindergarten Teacher

B.A., Social and Behavioral Studies, The University of Virginia at Wise

Early Childhood Development, East Tennessee State University

During Mrs. Ruble's 16 year history with Sullins, she has taught junior kindergarten, kindergarten, first, and second grade. Prior to a career in the field of education, she was employed as a social worker for approximately ten years.  Sullins Academy became near and dear to Mrs. Ruble’s heart during her daughter’s attendance in the fifth through eighth grade. She and her husband, Tim, credit Sullins with the development of confidence, time management, and study skills that have served their daughter well into her college career. Mrs. Ruble is passionate about early childhood development and the study of phonics and syllabication.

sruble@sullinsacademy.org

Mrs. Twana Meade, Assoc. Head of Business Affairs

A.S., Accounting, Virginia Highlands Community College


Mrs. Meade has 38 years of accounting experience with 30 of those at Sullins Academy. She enjoys reading, puzzles, the beach, the lake, and spending time with family.

 

"Sullins Academy is a great school. It has been such a joy over the years to watch not only my two sons but many other students start in preschool and then grow into mature, confident, young men and women. I am proud to have worked along side many dedicated individuals committed to making Sullins Academy academically and fiscally strong."

tmeade@sullinsacademy.org

Mrs. Jessica Compton, Admissions | Public Speaking Teacher | Middle School Tennis Coach

B.A., Communication Studies, University of Virginia's College at Wise

M.S., Corporate and Professional Communication, Radford University

Mrs. Compton joined our administrative team as the Director of Admissions in 2018.  

 

"I love meeting new families and discussing the unique opportunities Sullins has to offer their children. The Sullins community is truly a family, and it's a pleasure welcoming new faces each year."

jcompton@sullinsacademy.org

Mr. Max Lawson '00, Technology

B.S., Computer Science, Virginia Tech 

Mr. Lawson has eight years of experience consulting for technology needs for large organizations and hospitals. Mr. Lawson is married and has three children - Kate, in Lower School at Sullins, Molly, who will soon be a Sullins Eagle, and.  

"I assist with technology in Education, because I think it’s a fundamental skill that everyone will need in the future. My goal is to make sure that technology at Sullins is a useful tool to help in building the best educational experience in the region."

mlawson@sullinsacademy.org

Mrs. Angie Schumaker, Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Schumaker has been at Sullins Academy for 25 years. She is married to John, and they have two daughters who both attended Sullins, Alexandria, who now has her RNBSN and Madison, a junior in high school. Mrs. Schumaker enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her twin grandsons, shopping, reading, summer, the beach, and her daughter's high school activities.

"Over the past 25 years, Sullins has become my second family!"

aschumaker@sullinsacademy.org

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Located in Bristol VA, Sullins Academy develops students in grades PS-8 into

confident, lifelong learners who have the academic, character, and leadership skills to succeed in high school and beyond.

SULLINS ACADEMY

22218 Sullins Academy Bristol, VA 24202

phone 276.669.4101   fax 276.669.4294

email info@sullinsacademy.org

Sullins Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, or any other legally protected status in the administration of its educational, admission, financial aid or employment policies, or any other programs administered by the School.

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