Mr. Bob Washel, Assistant Principal

Hi, My name is Bob, Washel and I am the half-time assistant principal at VS. My education career began in 1972 at A. C. Reynolds High School. During my fifteen years there, I taught English, coached the women's basketball team (14 yrs.), coached the golf team (5 yrs.), and served as the English Department Chairperson (9 yrs.). From there, I moved into several administrative positions which included high school assistant principal and principal, middle school principal, Director of the Buncombe County Schools Foundation, and Assistant Superintendent - all in Buncombe County. More recently, I have had the pleasure to work with an amazing staff at Valley Springs Middle School.

Educationally, I received a BA in English from Warren Wilson, a Masters in Administration from Western Carolina, Certification in Curriculum and Supervision from Western, and my EdS also from Western. Additionally, I graduated from the Principal's Executive Program, UNC as well as Leadership Asheville, UNC-A/ Asheville Chamber of Commerce.

Although I am the oldest staff member on campus, my love and desire is to continue the quest to make a difference in young people's lives. My hobbies are golf, photography, and reading.

I am married to my beautiful wife, Teri, have one son, Wes, and a daughter-in-law, Megan. 

Buncombe County Schools is in the process of reviewing its website to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2018 West Corporation. All rights reserved.