Lisa Forbush

Ms. Parris Abt

  • Principal

Mrs. Abt is proud to have been raised on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, growing up outside of Cambridge. She attended Dorchester County Public schools and later graduated from Salisbury University with a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. She continued her education receiving a master's in Differentiated Instruction and later her administrative certification. After graduation, Mrs. Abt went back to teach in Dorchester County at Sandy Hill Elementary where she taught Pre-K through 3rd grade. She was nominated as a First-Class teacher of the Year as well as Teacher of the Year during her time in Dorchester. Mrs. Abt is excited to take on her new role with Wicomico County Public schools and bring her experience and love of learning to Beaver Run. She believes that all students can, will and must learn without exception. It is our job as educators to build the fire and passion for learning that will last a lifetime.

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.