Ernie Bridges, High School Director, is the former Highland School of Technology Health Sciences Academy Coordinator. Mr. Bridges has 16 years experience of leadership in high school administrative roles. His strong background in Science paired with his commitment to academic excellence is a huge asset to Piedmont. His commitment to well-rounded programs shines when you consider his love of sports as he was voted Conference Coach of the Year in 1997, 1998, 2005, 2006 and 2007 for Girls Basketball. With a master’s degree in school administration from Gardner Webb University and 28 years of experience as an educator, we are so pleased to have him on our team.