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Timothy Miller and Philip Nobblit

During the July 8 School Board Meeting, Fauquier County Public Schools (FCPS) announced the appointment of two new assistant principals. Timothy Miller has been appointed as the new assistant principal of Kettle Run High School, and Phillip Nobblit as assistant principal of Marshall Middle School.

Timothy Miller, Kettle Run High School

Timothy Miller brings over two decades of experience in education, including ten years in various administrative capacities.

Most recently, he served as the assistant principal at Potomac Shores Middle School in Prince William County Public Schools. He has also held the position of assistant principal at Gainesville Middle School, Kate Waller Barrett Elementary School, Johnson Elementary School. Mr. Miller will officially begin his role on July 9, 2024.

Mr. Miller holds two bachelor's degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree from George Mason University. He is excited to use his knowledge in both teaching and administration towards his new responsibilities at Kettle Run High School.

Expressing his enthusiasm, Mr. Miller shared, "I am most excited about joining the Kettle Run family, making new connections, and building positive relationships."

Mr. Miller lives in Fauquier County with his wife, Allison, and their three sons. In his free time, he enjoys supporting the Steelers and Penn State football teams and does amateur woodworking as a hobby.

Timothy Miller

Phillip Nobblit, Marshall Middle School

Phillip Nobblit brings 13 years of teaching experience, a dedication to high academic quality, and a commitment to the Fauquier County community. He will officially assume his new role on July 15, 2024.

Mr. Nobblit holds a Bachelor's degree in English and a Master's degree in Education from the University of Mary Washington, as well as a Certificate in Educational Leadership from George Mason University. Before starting his teaching career, he served as a nuclear security officer at North Anna Power Station for five years.

His teaching career began at Madison County High School, where he was recognized as Teacher of the Year in his first year. He has taught multiple levels of English and creative writing and served as the yearbook and newspaper advisor at several schools. As a yearbook advisor, he led student teams to numerous VHSL Trophy Class awards and secured the Charles Savedge award for Sustained Excellence in Scholastic Journalism. For the past eight years, Mr. Nobblit has been an English and Photojournalism teacher at Fauquier High School, where he was named Teacher of the Year for the 2023-2024 school year.

Mr. Nobblit is enthusiastic about joining Marshall Middle School, expressing his admiration for the school's strong community, traditions, and familial atmosphere. He said, "As a feeder school to Fauquier High School, I have always been impressed with the character and academic quality of the students that came to FHS from Marshall Middle School."

Mr. Nobblit lives in Warrenton, Virginia, with his wife of 15 years, Alissa, and their two children, Jack and Stella. Jack is a rising eighth-grade student at Taylor Middle School, and Stella will begin preschool at St. James in the fall.

Philip Nobblit