middle school principals danny lowrance and chad moore

CALHOUN, GA – Gordon County Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of two experienced and dedicated educational leaders to serve as Principals at Ashworth Middle School and Red Bud Middle School. Their extensive backgrounds in education, combined with their passion for fostering a supportive and thriving learning environment, make them valuable additions to our school system.

Introducing Danny Lowrance – Ashworth Middle School

At Ashworth Middle School, Danny Lowrance will be taking the helm with his extensive expertise and strong leadership skills. He holds a Tier I Certificate in Educational Leadership, a Master’s degree of Science in Middle Grades Education, a Bachelor of Science degree in Education, and holds a Primary Leadership Development certificate from the U.S. Army. He is widely respected for his innovative approach to teaching and learning, as well as his commitment to promoting transparency and open communication within the school community. He has spent twenty-one years serving in education, championing student success in various educational settings and positions, all within Gordon County Schools.

As the new Principal of Ashworth Middle School, Lowrance is committed to nurturing an environment that encourages curiosity, critical thinking, and personal growth for all. He will work collaboratively with teachers, parents, and students to develop dynamic educational programs that address the unique needs and aspirations of each student.

Introducing Chad Moore – Red Bud Middle School

Chad Moore joins Red Bud Middle School with an impressive track record of leadership in education. He holds a Specialist Degree and Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in History and Political Science. He has 19 years of experience working in various educational capacities, thirteen of which were spent serving the Gordon County Schools community. He has served in several educational leadership positions, most recently completing his tenth year of service as a principal. He is known for his unwavering commitment to academic excellence, building meaningful relationships among his school community and implementing an overall vision that promotes effective instructional programs and a positive school environment.

As the new Principal of Red Bud Middle School, Moore aims to empower students to reach their full potential. He believes in fostering a collaborative and supportive environment among faculty, staff, students, and parents to ensure a successful and rewarding learning experience for everyone. 

A Shared Vision of Success

Both Principal Lowrance and Principal Moore share a common vision of fostering an atmosphere of respect, compassion, and academic excellence within their respective schools. Their focus will be on providing a supportive environment that nurtures each educator and student to prepare them for a successful future. 

Gordon County Schools is confident that the addition of these two outstanding educators will significantly contribute to the continued growth and success of our students. We look forward to the positive impact they will have on the educational experience at Ashworth Middle School and Red Bud Middle School.

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to our new Middle School Principals as they embark on this important journey of shaping the future of our schools and the lives of our students.


About Gordon County Schools
Gordon County Schools system serves approximately 6,500 students in schools across the county including six elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. The mission of the Gordon County School system is to build a collaborative culture that engages all students and staff in learning experiences leading to growth, empowerment, and transformation. 

 Contact at Gordon County Schools:
Kendra Pannell
Communications Coordinator
Email: kpannell@gcbe.org
Phone: (706) 629-7366 ext. 8151
Website: www.gcbe.org