Mr. Lawvigneaud D. Harrell - Principal




Lawvigneaud Harrell

Lawvigneaud Harrell became a proud member of the Morrow Middle School family July 2017.  Mr. Harrell has over seventeen years of experience in education. Before transitioning to the role of principal, he served as the Assistant Principal at both Jonesboro High School in Clayton County Public Schools and Dr. Ronald E. McNair High School in the Dekalb County School System.  His career began as a fifth grade teacher at Southlawn Elementary School in Montgomery, Alabama.  Moreover, he went on to have a successful teaching career at Peachtree Elementary and Martin Luther King Elementary. 

Mr. Harrell grew up in Bessemer, Alabama and graduated from Jess Lanier High School where he was a member of 1990 state championship football team. Additionally, he was also a state championship weightlifter his senior year.  He received his undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Alabama State University, where he was a three year Letterman in football.   Mr. Harrell furthered his education at Troy State University and earned his Specialist degree in School Leadership.

Mr. Harrell believes that all students deserve a safe and secure learning environment where they can receive a high quality education.  Additionally, that rigorous classroom instruction and active engagement are key to students being successful in school.  Lastly, parental involvement and community support are paramount to ensuring student success at Morrow Middle School.   

Lastly, Mr. Harrell is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.  During his free time, he enjoys serving his church in different leadership capacities and spending time with his two wonderful children Braylen and Kiera. 



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Phone: (770) 210-4001 ext.515109


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