Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Janel Lingle, Principal

Ms. Lingle has been a member of the Alexander County schools since 1992. She began her career at ACHS teaching Biology and Physical Science.  She served as Assistant Principal from 2000-2016. Ms. Lingle received her B.S. degree in Biology from Lenoir Rhyne College in Hickory, N.C. and then completed her Master's of School Administration at Appalachian State University in Boone.


Outside of school, Ms. Lingle enjoys serving in her faith community at First United Methodist Church, spending time with her family and friends, and sharing the gift of music with her voice and guitar.