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Lord Botetourt High School starts with new principal

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BOTETOURT COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Botetourt County is back to class on Tuesday. "Lord Botetourt is a great place, great school culture here, a lot of enthusiasm around our sports teams," said Andy Dewease, the principal at Lord Botetourt High School, a new role for him this year. He says his goal is to continues the long history of excellence and wants to students to give back to the community. "I want our kids to be involved. I want our kids to be kind and compassionate to one another. There are a lot of service opportunities in Botetourt County and throughout the Roanoke Valley that I would love for our students to be involved in as well," said Dewease. He's been a teacher, coach and assistant principal.