CONCORD—Dr. Barry Shepherd, superintendent of Cabarrus County Schools, has announced a new appointment in his school system.
Gary Calamari, a long-time Cabarrus County schools employee, has been named county athletic director by the Board of Education.
Gary joined Cabarrus County Schools in 1990 as a football and track coach at Northwest Cabarrus Middle School. In 1994, he joined the staff at Mount Pleasant High School as Athletic Director, serving in a number of coaching and administrative capacities. During his time at Mount Pleasant, he served as junior varsity as well as varsity football coach, softball coach and athletic conference president.
Shepherd noted, "I want to extend my thanks to Gary for his continued service to Cabarrus County Schools and wish him all the best as he begins his new assignment."