Congratulations to Mr. Adam Simpson!
Mr. Simpson is named new BHS Principal
Posted on 03/22/2021
Simpson Named Principal at BHS

Adam Simpson is named as the principal at Blacksburg High School, starting in July. Simpson is currently an assistant principal at Blacksburg High School. 

Simpson has served as an assistant principal at Blacksburg High School since July 2017. He oversees Bruin Academy, Career and Technical Education, Math, and Virginia Tiered Systems of Support at BHS. 

“I am humbled and honored to have been selected as the next principal at BHS,” said Simpson. “I am grateful for the opportunity to serve our students, teachers, staff, and families as we work together to continue the tradition of excellence at Blacksburg High School.” 

Simpson received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Virginia Tech, a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Virginia Tech, and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Radford University. 

Guylene Wood-Setzer served as the interim principal at Blacksburg High School for the 2020-2021 school year and will start her new role as Director of Equity in July.