• Jay Whitehair - My name is Jay Whitehair and I am the principal of this outstanding school.  I have an undergraduate degree in Business Management and a graduate degree in Education from Marshall University.  I received my Educational Leadership certification through The Citadel. I have worked in corporate offices as a buyer and analyst.  I was a social studies teacher prior to becoming an administrator.  Outside of work, I enjoy time with my daughter, playing golf, working out, fishing, and cooking.  Go Thundering Herd and Steelers!



    Myranda Brawley - Assistant principal - Myranda_Brawley@charleston.k12.sc.us


    Wendy Anderson - Assistant Principal - My name is Wendy Anderson and I am very excited to be the 7th-grade Assistant Principal at Laing MS! My undergraduate degree is from Clemson University (GO TIGERS) and my graduate degree is from Capella University. I played one season of basketball and was a 4 year started on the volleyball team at Clemson University. I later became a member of the USA National Handball Team. Outside of school, I coach for the Mount Pleasant Volleyball (MVP) Club, paddle as a member of the National Championship BCS(Breast Cancer Survivor) Charleston Dragon Boat Team, enjoy time with my family, and cheering on my Clemson Tigers and Pittsburgh Steelers.



    Carrie Knotts - Assistant Principal - Assistant Principal - My name is Carrier Knotts I am so excited to be the 6th-grade Assistant Principal at Laing Middle School. I have been in education for many years. I have taught numerous grades and worked in leadership in three different states--North Carolina, Montana, and South Carolina. I received my undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and my master's in Educational Leadership and Supervision from the University of Phoenix. I enjoy being around and on the water as much as possible with my husband and three children. Cooking amazing and interesting foods is my passion!