78 Jerry Toth Drive
Shinnston, WV 26431
Lori Scott, Principal
I serve as assistant principal at Lincoln Middle School and am very excited to begin the next phase of my career at our new school. I served sixteen years as the Director of Bands at Robert C. Byrd High School in Clarksburg. Before coming to RCB, I served as Director of Bands for ten years at Washington Irving High School in Clarksburg.
I hold a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education from Fairmont State University and a Master’s Degree in Education Administration from West Virginia University. I also served as Music Coordinator for the Harrison County school system for twenty years, where I monitored all of the county’s events, curriculum, and staffing.
I was inducted into Phi Beta Mu in 1997, which is the International Bandmasters Honorary Fraternal Organization. I am a member of the Music Educators National Conference, the West Virginia Music Educators Association, the West Virginia Bandmasters Association, and the National Federation of Interscholastic Music Association.
I reside with my wife Patricia, three sons, Patrick, Joseph, and Matthew, and a precocious West Highland White Terrier named Molly in Bridgeport. I enjoy fishing, tennis, following my sons’ activities, and travel whenever time permits.
Jim Ellis, Assistant Principal