APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz.
Dr. Christopher Lineberry
- May 22, 2019
-- Dr. Christopher Lineberry has been named principal of Apache Junction High School, 2525 S. Ironwood Drive for the 2019-2020 school year.
Dr. Lineberry previously served as principal at Stanfield Elementary School in Stanfield, AZ, Florence Virtual Academy, 6-12 in Florence Unified School District, Harmon Elementary School, K-5 in JO Combs Unified School District and Richfield Elementary School, K-8 in Stanly County Schools in Albemarle, NC.
His experience as an assistant principal includes: Northwest School of the Arts, 6-12 for the Charlotte Mecklenburg School System in Charlotte, NC and Monroe Middle School, 6-8 for Union County Public Schools in Monroe, NC. He also taught English at Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, served as swim coach and taught sports medicine. His postsecondary teaching experience includes being an adjunct professor at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and Pfeiffer University in Misenhiemer, NC.
"My vision for AJHS is that we edify and improve upon the opportunity for every child to reach his or her fullest academic, emotional, and physical potential," said Dr. Lineberry.
Dr. Lineberry has a long list of honors dating back to 1991. His most recent awards include an $175,000 grant by the Ak-Chin Indian Community, he is one of three national ActiveSchools Ambassadors, in 2016-2017 he was named Arizona Health and PE Teachers Association Administrator of the Year, and in 2016 he was a National Foundation of Governor's Fitness Councils $100,000 Award Winner.