Faculty & Staff
- Career & Technical Education
- Child Nutrition
- Counseling Staff
- Custodial Staff
- Exceptional Children
- EC Paraeducators
- Fine and Performing Arts
- Social Studies
- Support Staff
- Health & PE
- World Languages
Dr. Rob Morgan, Principal
Dr. Morgan is the principal of NHHS. He is a Greensboro, North Carolina native, who has lived in Wilmington since 2002. A former middle school English teacher, Dr. Morgan first joined NHCS in 2006 as an assistant principal at Ashley High School, where he worked until 2011. In 2011, Dr. Morgan went to work in higher education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where his primary duties included serving as the university’s director for the early college high school program and as one of the institution’s accreditation coordinators. Along the way, he also taught several classes and served as a faculty advisor to first-year university students.
The 2015-16 school year marked Dr. Morgan’s first time in Wildcat Country! He’s excited and honored to be a part of the Wilmington tradition that is New Hanover High School.
Outside of work, Dr. Morgan is a husband, a father of three, a youth sports enthusiast, and a big fan of ice cream. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the College of Charleston, a Master’s degree in School Administration and a Doctorate in Education, both from UNCW.
Jesse May, Assistant Principal
Lindsey Cannon, Assistant Principal
Lindsey Cannon is a native of Kansas City where she studied at the University of Kansas State (Go Wildcats!). She moved to Wilmington in 2010 where she taught Spanish at Eugene Ashley High School. In 2015, Ms. Cannon completed her Master's degree in School Leadership at Appalachian State University and began her career in Administration at South Brunswick High School. She returned to New Hanover County in 2016 as an Assistant Principal at the International School at Gregory where her oldest daughter attends school. Ms. Cannon is thrilled to once again call herself a Wildcat and is honored to serve the New Hanover High School community.
When not on the sidelines cheering on the Wildcats, Ms. Cannon is most likely cheering on the Kansas State Wildcats, the Kansas City Chiefs, or enjoying Wilmington's beaches with her three children.
Chris Haney, Assistant Principal
After serving for 4 years in the US Coast Guard Mr. Haney returned to West Virginia to attend Glenville State College where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in K-6 Multi-Subjects and K-12 Special Education. He attended Salem International for his Master's Degree in School Administration. In 2001 he began his teaching career at his alma mater in Sutton, West Virginia. He continued there as a teacher and coach until moving to Wilmington in 2008. Since his moving to North Carolina he has taught and coached at Ashley, New Hanover, and East Columbus High Schools in the Exceptional Children's program. In 2015 he hung up his whistle and moved to Topsail High School as an AP/AD. Finally he is back at home at New Hanover County and very excited to be a Wildcat once again.
His wife of 20 years, Paige, teaches at Ashley High School. They have 3 children who attend New Hanover County schools (Kennedy, Reagan, and Walker).
Ms. Erin Lee, Assistant Principal
Erin Lee is a native of Connecticut and received her Bachelor of Science in Sports Management from the University of Massachusetts. At UMass, Ms. Lee was a part of the track and field team where she competed in the 400m hurdles, triple jump, and various relay teams. After graduation, Ms. Lee worked as a pre-school teacher until moving to Wilmington in 2004.
Once in Wilmington, she attended UNCW and earned a teaching license in Elementary Education. While teaching first grade at Gregory School of Science, Mathematics and Technology, she was awarded a Master of Education with a focus in Language and Literacy. She then accepted the position of Literacy and Instructional Coach at Gregory where she remained until 2011 when she decided to further her education and transition into school administration. Ms.Lee was accepted into the North Carolina Principal Fellows program and completed the Master of School Administration degree program at UNCW. As part of the M.S.A. program, Ms.Lee completed her internship at New Hanover High School and is thrilled to be returning to the Wildcat Team.
Mr. Keith Moore, CMAA, Athletic Director
Keith Moore was born and raised in Wilmington while coming up through the New Hanover County School System. Keith graduated from NHHS in 1983 and upon graduation attended UNC-Wilmington. His teaching career began with NHCS in 1988. In 1989 Keith accepted a job at North Brunswick High School as a teacher and Head Baseball Coach. In 1993, Keith took an educational leave of absence to be a Graduate Assistant Baseball Coach at Western Carolina University. In 1996 the baseball team at North Brunswick won the State Championship. In the fall of 1996, he returned to his alma mater as Assistant Baseball Coach and Dean of Students before becoming the Head Baseball Coach in 1998.
After the 2001 season, he stepped down as baseball coach to focus on his duties as Athletic Director. Keith is in his 23rd year at New Hanover High School and his 20th year as Director of Athletics here at Wildcat country.
Keith stated, "It is an honor to be the Athletic Director at NHHS with the tradition it has enjoyed for nearly a century. Great Faculties, Staffs, Coaches, Principals, Students, Student-Athletes and 35 State Championship teams. This is a special place."
Keith is married to his wife, Jill, of 24 years, who is a 1988 Wildcat graduate. She teaches at Noble Middle School and was also a product of New Hanover County Schools. He is the proud father of their two children, Brantley, who is a senior at UNCW and Mary Suzanne, who is a jumior at NHHS.
Denogean, MSG (Ret.) Jose
Community In Schools
Student Support Specialist
Dean of Students