Boyd Shields

Boyd Shields - Principal, MHS

Principal Boyd Shields is in his fourth year as Murphy High School's Principal, with 36 years of experience in education.  He served as assistant principal at Murphy High School from 2004-2010.  Prior to becoming an administrator, Mr. Shields taught English and Advanced PE at Murphy High School from 1978-2003.  He also was the head varsity boys' basketball coach 1982-2000, and head varsity boys' track coach 1986-2000.  He received a B.A.-Literature/Education from UNC Asheville in 1978, Physical Education in 1980, and his M.A. in Educational Administration from Western Carolina University in 2004.