Phone: 706.310.2017


Degrees and Certifications:

BA in music education from Stetson University Master’s in educational administration and supervision from the State University of West Georgia Currently pursuing a doctoral degree in education at the University of Georgia

Dr. Michael Eddy

Dr. Michael Eddy is in his nineteenth year as principal, currently serving as the inaugural principal at Dove Creek Middle School. Prior to opening DCMS, Dr. Eddy was principal at Bridge Middle School, High Shoals Elementary and Smith-Barnes Elementary. Before becoming a principal, he served for five years as Coordinator for Fine Arts in Henry County. Under Dr. Eddy’s leadership, Malcom Bridge Middle (2022) and High Shoals Elementary (2017) have been named Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, being recognized at the highest designation level of Lighthouse Schools. As Coordinator for Fine Arts, Dr. Eddy oversaw the operation of all fine arts programs for forty-three schools and started the strings program in all Henry County middle and high schools. 

He began his teaching career as a band director, having served as the Director of Bands at Jonesboro High School, Forest Park High School, and Riverwood High School. Dr. Eddy received his Ed.D. from the University of Georgia, M.Ed. from the State University of West Georgia, and BME from Stetson University. 

Dr. Eddy is a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical responder with Oconee County Fire Rescue. Additionally, he is an active member of the Oconee County Rotary Club and treasurer for the M&K Foundation as well as the Southern Crescent Symphony.