The Byrnes Schools' Board of Trustees recently announced the return of the school's former headmaster, John Colby, effective July 1.Colby
previously held the position from 1994-1999.
...Colby is the headmaster at Aylett Country Day School in Eastern Virginia.He also served as headmaster at Patrick Henry Academy in Estill for five years.
Colby's educational experience spans some 40 years, having served as a teacher, dean of students, assistant headmaster and headmaster.He holds a bachelor's degree in history from Sewanee: The University of the South in Tennessee; a master's degree in history and education from the University of Mississippi; and a Master of Business Administration in management and marketing from Jacksonville University.Colby
also has completed doctoral studies in history from the University of Florida