Galax High School Principal Dr. Jody Ray has announced his resignation from the position.
The school is advertising a job opening to fill the position.
Assistant Galax Schools Superintendent Rebecca Cardwell told local media on Friday that Ray has resigned from the position for personal reasons.
"He was a nice and effective principal and we will miss him," she said. "We wish him the best in the future, and we know that he will be very successful."
Ray has held the job as principal at the high school for two years.