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BURGAW, NC - Gene (Tony) Hudson has been named as the new Principal at Heide Trask High School. Mr. Hudson was approved by the Pender County Board of Education during the August 9, 2022 meeting and fills the vacancy created when Michael Taylor accepted the position of Chief Officer of Auxiliary Services.  

Gene (Tony) Hudson

Most recently Mr. Hudson served as the Principal at West Pender Middle School and has been with the district since 2005. The search for a Principal for WPMS is currently underway.

A graduate of Wofford College, Mr. Hudson earned his Master of School Administration from East Carolina University in 2017. In his new role at HTHS Mr. Hudson’s time with Pender County Schools has come full circle - he joined the district in 2005 as a teacher and assistant coach at Heide Trask High School.