Phone: 252-514-6431


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Chris Germain

Chris Germain, Principal.
Mr. Germain has 31 years in Education, 21 dedicated years in School Administration.

His Administrative Experience includes:
Assistant Principal and Principal in Craven County Schools during 2001-2004, where he worked at Graham Barden Elementary & Grover C. Fields Middle School. He served as Principal, Gaston County Schools from 2004-2015, where he was consecutively nominated and a top five finalist for Gaston County Schools principal of the year 2011-13.  He has been the principal at our wonderful Brinson Elementary School for the past 5 years.

Mr. Germain spends his free time helping his twin daughters, Ryan and Claire with their sports. He also has two grown children, Solomon who is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill and Addison who is a graduate of NC State University.  He is a volunteer with the Town of Newport where he serves on the Planning Board Committee.  When he is not busy with work or family, he enjoys the solitude of fishing.

Favorite Quote: "Have Courage and Be Kind" (Cinderella)