Dr. Ryan Hitchman
Dr. Hitchman is excited to be the first principal of Lightridge High School. Dr. Hitchman has served as a principal in Loudoun County for 7 years and has 18 years of school administrative experience. He earned a doctorate in education from Virginia Tech, a master's degree from McDaniel College, and a bachelor's degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Hitchman believes in creating a fun, positive, and supportive learning environment where every student is engaged in authentic and meaningful activities. He also wants to create a learning environment where all students, parents, staff, and community members feel appreciated, valued, and respected.