Rick Vrhovac Becomes New Sutherland Principal

Rick Vrhovac Becomes New Sutherland Principal

Photo: WINA

A longtime local educator is now the principal of Albemarle County’s newest middle school. Rick Vrhovac (picture courtesy of the Albemarle School Board) is the new principal of Sutherland Middle School. Vehovac takes the place of Dave Rogers who has retired. He began his education career a quarter of a century ago teaching gym classes at Burley Middle School. Vrhovac joined Albemarle High School in 1996 as a science, health and physical education teacher and became the head varsity football coach for the AHS Patriots. He became an assistant principal at Albemarle in 2009, and spent a year as the assistant principal at Walton Middle School.

Latest Stories

in Music

Dee Snider approves of Trump’s song use


The Twisted Sister star gave Donald Trump permission to use the track during his campaign because the businessman-turned-politician represents "rebellion, speaking your mind and fighting the system."

in Sports

Tigers still No. 1, Oklahoma up to third


The 12-0 Tigers picked up 53 of the 61 first-place votes after holding off South Carolina.

in National

Congress returns to looming deadlines on budget, highways


Lawmakers are returning to Capitol Hill for a two- to three-week sprint to wrap up work on the budget, highway funding and taxes.