Lisa Forbush

Ms. Lisa Forbush

  • Principal

Lisa Forbush received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Education from University of Maryland Eastern Shore.  A graduate of Salisbury University, she earned a Masters of Education as a Reading Specialist (Grades K-12) and Administration and Supervision.  She began her career in education in 1994 in Somerset County. She has experience as a special education teacher, reading specialist/coach, Coordinator/Principal for the Migrant Education Program, and Coordinator of Academic Support for Somerset County Schools overseeing and working with Gifted and Talented, Technology Integration, Special Education Instruction, Reading, Migrant Education, English for Language Learners along with Summer and After School Programs. Starting in 2010, Mrs. Forbush served as assistant principal at Fruitland Primary, North Salisbury, James M. Bennett High and Wicomico Middle Schools. She returned to Fruitland Primary School as Principal July 2018. She resides in Marion with her husband and sons.

Christina Murray

Ms. Christina Murray

  • Assistant Principal

Christina Murray is thrilled to be returning for her fifth year as Assistant Principal at Fruitland Primary School. Ms. Murray received her Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Binghamton University. During her graduate studies Ms. Murray attended Iona College in New Rochelle, NY, where she earned a Master of Science in Teaching Secondary Social Studies. While earning her degree, Ms. Murray worked with kindergarten students as an instructional assistant. Ms. Murray started her career in Wicomico County as a social studies and history teacher at Wicomico High School. During her summer breaks from teaching, she served as director of a day camp for children ages 5-13 in the suburbs of New York City. While continuing to teach during the school year, Ms. Murray furthered her education and earned her administration certification while also working with students at Wicomico Evening High School. Ms. Murray served WiHi and Wicomico County in various roles beyond her teaching position such as chairing the Instructional Leadership Team, working with MSDE on the Government HSA assessment items, piloting curricula for the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, and representing WiHi for Teacher of the Year in 2013. When not working with children, Ms. Murray enjoys traveling, she has visited all 50 states and continues to add countries to the tally. Additionally, she takes pleasure in running, kayaking, and spending time outdoors with family and friends.