This year, Morristown-West welcomed a new assistant principal: Carrie Chambers-Clowney. Before working at West, Clowney taught at Seymour(Sevier County), Sarah Moore(Knox County), and Alpha Elementary(Hamblen County). Clowney was also an administrator for Greenwood Magnet Schools in Greenwood, SC before becoming an assistant principal at Morristown-West. She has taught all subjects for grades second through fifth and has also taught writing for grades sixth and seventh.
Clowney attended Seymour High School in Sevier County, Tennessee. After graduation, she attended The University of Tennessee, Carson-Newman University, as well as Lincoln Memorial University. During high school, Clowney played basketball and also ran Cross Country and Track. In her free time, Clowney loves to exercise, read, and spend time outside. Clowney also enjoys watching basketball and says that basketball has always been her favorite sport. She also mentions, “Since having my son, I have grown to enjoy golf, too,” and, “Football is part of our family, since my husband coaches football at Carson Newman.” Clowney also describes that her favorite foods are fruity salads, grilled salmon, and “personal pan cheese pizza from Pizza Hut.” Clowney talked a little about her family, stating, “My son, Preston, just started West View Middle School,” and “My husband, Mike, coaches football at Carson-Newman University. I grew up not far from here in Sevier County. My mother still lives in Seymour. I have my stepsisters here in Morristown. I was very thrilled to move back to the area and be closer to all my family several years ago.”