Chase McCollum is entering his first year as Principal of Fordyce High School, following five years of service within Fordyce School District. His career began at Fordyce High School, where he taught science courses. He was also dean of students at Fordyce High School for two years, and the Assistant Principal at Fordyce Elementary School for one year.
Chase grew up in Fordyce and attended school in the Fordyce School District graduating from Fordyce High School. He received his undergraduate degree in Education from Henderson State University. Chase earned his master’s degree in Educational Administration from Henderson State University in 2014.
Chase views a collaborative school environment as the key to creating successful teachers and students. He believes partnerships with parents and community members are essential to enriching the experience at Fordyce High School.