District announces new Davies principal

The Fargo Public Schools announces today that Troy Cody has been named to the position of principal at Davies High School to begin the 2012-13 school year. Cody, who has been an assistant principal and activities director North High School for the past 5 years, will replace outgoing principal Dr. Jeff Schatz, who will become the District’s superintendent on July 1.

An alumnus of the University of Mary, Cody began his education career with St. Anne’s School (Bismarck) as an elementary and middle school teacher. He went on to teach math and coach athletics at school districts in St. Marie’s, ID; Granada, MN; and Fairmont, MN, before coming to the Fargo Schools in 2007.

In addition to being the activities director at North High School and a past head coach for football and boys golf, Cody has been a leader at the state and local levels. He has served on the boards of directors of the North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders and the North Dakota Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. While at Fairmont, Cody also served in positions as lead union negotiator and education association president.

Cody holds a master’s degree from Southwest (Minnesota) State University. He obtained his K-12 Administration degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. He is also a nationally-certified athletic administrator through the NIAAA.

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