Robert “Bobby” McElroy Named AP of Niceville High School
The Okaloosa County School Board approved Robert “Bobby” McElroy as Niceville High School's 10-month Assistant Principal at the January 25, 2021, School Board Meeting.
Robert McElroy, Jr. is a proud product of the Okaloosa County School District. He attended Plew Elementary School, Ruckel Junior High School, and is a 1988 graduate of Niceville Senior High School. Upon graduating from High School, Robert enlisted and served our country in the United States Navy from 1989-1993. After his honorable discharge from the Navy in 1993, he attended and obtained his Associates of Arts from Okaloosa Walton Community College. He then attended the University of Florida where he was awarded a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the College of Liberal Arts and Science. Mr. McElroy was accepted into the Pro-Teach Program at the University of Florida and received his Master of Education in Social Studies in 1999.
McElroy started his career in public education with Okaloosa County in 2000 where he taught social studies to the students of Bruner Middle School, Lewis Middle School, and Fort Walton Beach High School. While still teaching at Fort Walton Beach High School, he made the decision to obtain his master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of West Florida. In 2019, he joined Baker School as the Dean of Students before being appointed to Assistant Principal at Meigs Middle School in July 2019.
McElroy and his family are excited that he will be returning home to Niceville High School as one of the Assistant Principals to SOAR with the Eagles once again!