5265 Ward Street
Smyrna, GA 30080
Phone: 678.842.6850
Fax: 678.842.6852

Campbell High School Administration

Campbell HS has a highly qualified administrative staff who is committed to ensuring that all students receive a quality education that is preparing them for a global experience. Meet our exceptional administrators:

Dr. Jeanne Walker - Principal

Dr. Walker has lived in Smyrna for the past 24 years. She graduated from Berry College with a B.A. in Spanish and continued her studies at the University of Kentucky, where she served as a teaching assistant and received a Masters degree in Spanish Language & Literature. Her career with Cobb County School District began at Oakwood High School where she taught Spanish for over 8 years. During that time, she secured her Specialist degree in Education Administration and Leadership from Lincoln Memorial University. She served as an Assistant Principal at Sprayberry High School for 9 years, where she was responsible for scheduling, curriculum, discipline, and school improvement. She also served as Principal of Tapp Middle School for 4 years prior to coming to Campbell. She completed her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership at the University of Southern Mississippi in 2012.

Dr. Karen Lockhart – Associate Principal

Karen Lockhart was born in Tampa, Florida; but grew up in Tallahassee, Florida. She is a proud supporter of Florida State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science/Government, with a minor in education. Ms. Lockhart also obtained both Masters and Educational Specialist Degrees from the State University of West Georgia. She has her PhD in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Lockhart, a widow, has two grown children, a daughter-in-law, and three grandchildren. Karen Lockhart has lived and worked in Cobb County since 1975. With the exception of six years, when her two children were young, she has been employed by the Cobb County School System. Ms. Lockhart taught Social Studies at Sprayberry High School, and then later at Pope High School. She has served as an administrator at Pope High School, South Cobb High School, and Walton High School.

Valencia Andrews - Assistant Principal

Ms. Andrews is a native of Georgia. She is a product of a long line of educators and Cobb County Schools. Her passion for teaching and learning continues to be a trademark for the family, both pass and present generations. She has worked in Cobb County as a teacher at Garrett Middle School where she taught Science, Social Studies and Math, as well as serving as an Assistant Principal at Tapp Middle School. Ms. Andrews earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia State University and continued her studies at Central Michigan and Nova Southeastern earning a Master’s degree in Education and a Specialist degree in Educational Leadership. Ms. Andrews loves to shop, travel, hike and spend quality time with family. Her greatest contribution to education is simply enjoying what she does and trying each day to give 100%.

Bryan DeFreezer – Assistant Principal

Mr. DeFreezer was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He has a passion for the Cleveland Brown, Indians and Cavs. He has been in education for 20 years. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Education from Georgia Southern University in Health and Physical Education and his Master’s in Educational Leadership from Kennesaw State University. Mr. DeFreezer enjoys playing golf, wood working and spending time with his family.

Joshua Ford - Assistant Principal

Joshua Ford was born in Buffalo, NY and travelled south after graduating from High School to pursue his education and a baseball career. He attended the University of South Carolina Upstate, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Physical Education. Mr. Ford continued his advanced education by earning his Master’s degree in Educational Administration at Jacksonville State University and his Specialist degree in Education Administration and Supervision from Lincoln Memorial University. He began his career in Cobb County at Wheeler High School in 2002 as a teacher and coach. In 2005, he continued to teach and coach at Sprayberry High School for 8 years. Mr. Ford has served as an Assistant Principal at McEachern High School for the past 5 years. He is excited to continue his journey by serving Campbell High School and its students, parents, staff, and community. Joshua Ford enjoys spending time at home with his wife, daughter, and dog while working on outside home improvement projects. He also enjoys being active, playing golf, Atlanta Braves, Buffalo Bills, and good New York style Pizza and crispy Buffalo chicken wings.

Dr. Jeff Hutson - Assistant Principal/Athletic Director

Dr. Hutson graduated from Sprayberry High School in Cobb County. After graduating from Lee University with an undergraduate degree in Physical Education and Health, Dr. Hutson did graduate work at the University of Alabama and Walden University. He has spent 16 years with the Cobb County School District, serving as a teacher and a Coach. He has coached football, wrestling, tennis, track and field, and swimming during his tenure in Cobb County. He is Athletic Director at Campbell High School.

Dan Penick - IB Magnet Coordinator

Originally from Toronto, Canada, Mr. Penick moved the United States in elementary school and became a US citizen at 18. He graduated from Auburn University in 1995 (BA in American Literature) and again in 1996 (Master’s Degree in Secondary English Education). After teaching for a year in Alabama, Mr. Penick returned to Atlanta, got married, and settled in Smyrna. He taught English Language Arts at Pebblebrook High School for seven years, and then served as an Area Lead Teacher for three years. After obtaining his educational leadership certification in 2008, he began working as an administrator at Campbell High School. With a background that included a gifted endorsement and experience working as a consultant for the College Board, Mr. Penick became the magnet/IB Program Coordinator in 2009. He loves working and living in Smyrna and spends his free time watching his two children play soccer and basketball.

Stacey Sharp - Assistant Principal

Ms. Sharp was born and raised in Pascagoula, Mississippi. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Southern Mississippi. Ms. Sharp has been in education for 24 years serving as classroom teacher, academic coach and assistant principal. During that time, she earned her Master’s in Education and Specialist’s in Leadership at Kennesaw State University. While in Cobb County, she has served as a 3rd grade teacher at Big Shanty Intermediate, as well as a 6th/7th grade ELA teacher at Tapp Middle School. During her tenure at Tapp Middle School, she served as an Academic Coach before being promoted to Assistant Principal. Ms. Sharp is the proud mother of her 2 sons, Bailey and Logan. Her oldest son, Bailey, is attending Auburn University on a football scholarship. Her youngest son, Logan is a senior in the Cobb County School District. In her spare time, she enjoys watching and attending college football, cooking, and spending quality time with family and friends.

Lisa Moore Williams - Assistant Principal

Kristin Willis - Assistant Principal