Commander of 633d Air Base Wing, Joint Base Langley Eustis recognizes retiring Barron Fundamental Elementary School principal with U.S. Air Force Coin, letter of appreciation
During a recent school assembly, Colonel Caroline Miller, commander, 633d Air Base Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, presented Levia Stovall, principal at Barron Fundamental Elementary School, with an U.S. Air Force coin and letter of appreciation. Stovall is retiring at the end of June after serving Hampton City Schools for 37 years.
The 633d Mission Support Group focused on Stovall’s commitment to ensuring military families receive a warm welcome during their transition to our community and schools.
“Ms. Stovall, you and your team of professionals continually integrate a welcoming school environment for our children, parents, military spouses, and leadership, fostering a solid camaraderie and genuine commitment to every child, every day, whatever it takes!” David L. Stanfield, Col, USAF, Commander, 633d Mission Support Group, wrote in an appreciation letter.
The coining celebration also included a presentation of the flag by Barron Scouts, a musical selection by the fourth grade (under the direction of Mary Gore), and recognition by Dr. John Caggiano, deputy superintendent for curriculum, instruction and assessment.
Stovall is a graduate of Hampton High School and Hampton Institute, now Hampton University. She taught children with special needs at Spratley Junior High and Booker Elementary. She served as a guidance counselor at Tucker-Capps Fundamental Elementary and Smith Elementary. Stovall served as assistant principal at Wythe and Aberdeen elementary schools, before serving as acting principal at Tucker Capps.
She served as the principal at Robert E. Lee Elementary for seven years, before serving as principal at Armstrong School for the Arts for five years. While at Armstrong, the school was named a National Blue Ribbon School. She has served as principal at Barron since 2015.
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