Ms. April Worley Norton serves as “The” Clyde A. Erwin’s Middle School 7th grade principal for the 4th year in a row. She graduated from Appalachian State University with a major in Middle Grades Science and Social Studies. She also attended the University of Texas where she worked in Child Development and Secondary Education. Her School Administration degree was obtained from Western Carolina University and her Educational Specialist degree was obtained from East Carolina University. Currently she is pursuing her doctorate at Appalachian State University.She is an avid reader, has a passion for encouraging learning, and is active in curriculum development. Being a life long learner is her #1 priority.