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Administrative Team

Shanif Pearl
Shanif Pearl

Shanif Pearl was appointed Acting Principal of Thomas Stone High School in 2019 and has served as a Vice Principal at Thomas Stone High School since 2015.  She Joined Charles County Public School in 2009 as a math teacher at Milton Somers Middle School.  Mrs. Pearl also served as a middle school math resource teacher from 2012-2014 at General Smallwood and Matthew Henson Middle School and as an administrative assistant at La Plata High School from 2014-2015. She began her career in education in 2001 working as an elementary teacher in Prince Georges County for five years.  From 2006-2009, Mrs. Pearl worked as a middle school math teacher and later served as an Assistant Principal in San Antonio, Texas.
Jasmine Kennedy, Assistant Principal, Thomas Stone

Jasmine Bateman, Ed.D.
Assistant Principal

Dr. Bateman joined Charles County Public Schools in 2022 as an assistant principal at Thomas Stone High School.  She attended Delaware State University where she studied Elementary Education and minored in psychology. In 2015, she earned her Masters in Educational Leadership from Saint Peter's University. Dr. Bateman earned her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Supervision at Saint Peter's University in 2021. While defending her doctoral dissertation the Dean of the college stated “This is the best dissertation defense he’s ever encountered and if he had an award for the best doctoral defense it would go to her.” After completing her defense and coursework in less than four years she continues to be a beacon of hope and light for all. 

Kerri Loyd
Assistant Principal

Kerri Loyd began her teaching career in Marietta Ohio in 1998, teaching PreK - 12th grade music, Marching Band, Chorus and Winterguard. The following year, Ms. Loyd moved to Charles County where she was hired to teach middle school Chorus, splitting her time between Milton Somers Middle School and Piccowaxen Middle School. Ms. Loyd remained at Piccowaxen for 17 years, 14 years teaching music, math, technology and reading intervention, 1 year as Administrative Assistant and 2 years as a Vice Principal. In 2016, Ms. Loyd returned to Milton Somers as a Vice Principal, and has subsequently served as Vice Principal at William B. Wade Elementary School and General Smallwood Middle School. Ms. Loyd is excited to join the team at Thomas Stone this year.

Bradley Snow

Bradley (Brad) Snow
Assistant Principal

Mr. Snow has over 20 years of experience with Charles County Public Schools (CCPS).  He spent 6 years as the Director of Transportation and prior to that he was the principal at Maurice J. McDonough High School. He was named vice principal in 2006 and started at McDonough in 2000 as a health and biology teacher. This is his 2nd year as an Assistant Principal at Thomas Stone. 

Curry Werkheiser

Curry Werkheiser
Assistant Principal 

Mr. Werkheiser began his career teaching physical science at John Hanson Middle school during which time he was named as the administrator in charge of the CCPS middle school summer academy.  In July 2000, he began his career as an administrator at Thomas Stone High School where he served until 2006.  Since that time, Mr. Werkheiser has served as principal at Henry E. Lackey High School as well as the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center, and vice principal at LaPlata and Westlake High School.  Mr. Werkheiser is enjoying his return to the Thomas Stone High School community where he started his career in administration.   Werkheiser obtained his undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University and graduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh.


Jihan Savage-Spriggs
Administrative Intern


Mrs. Savage hails from Boston, Massachusetts. She began her career as an educator teaching 4th grade and then 1st grade at B.C. Graham Elementary School in Tampa, Florida. She taught in Tampa for 5 years. Mrs. Savage went back to Boston to teach Special Education and Home and Hospital for 5 years. In 2019 Mrs. Savage came to Charles County. She taught 6th grade English and 6th grade Math at Theodore G. Davis Middle School for 4 years. Mrs. Savage has now transitioned into an administrative role and is excited to be the 9th grade Administrator at Thomas Stone High School. Mrs. Savage is bi-lingual in the Spanish and English language and has earned her Global Seal of Biliteracy.

Mrs. Savage enjoyed a full undergraduate scholarship to attend Northeastern University where she earned a degree in sociology and education. She then went on to earn a Master’s degree in Education along with a specialization in Special Education at Northcentral University.

Mrs. Savage lives by a quote by Maya Angelou:  If you cannot make a change, change the way you have been thinking. You might find a new solution.  Si no puede hacer un cambio, cambie la forma en que ha estado pensando. Puede encontrar una nueva solución.