QRES Administration


Dr. Dana Wiggins, Principal

The Houston County Board of Education appointed Dr. Dana Wiggins as principal of Quail Run Elementary School during the Board of Education meeting held April 9, 2019.

“It is an honor to be named the principal at Quail Run Elementary School,” said Wiggins. “I look forward to continuing the tradition of excellence in academics, and continuing to build positive relationships with all of our staff, students and families. As a product of the Houston County School System, it is especially rewarding to give back and serve our outstanding community.”

A native of Warner Robins, Dr. Wiggins graduated from Houston County High School in 1999.  Wiggins then earned a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education at Mercer University.  She also obtained a master’s degree from Walden University in reading and literacy and a specialist in educational leadership from Columbus State University. Recently, she completed a doctorate degree at Columbus State University.

Mr. William Basby, Assistant Principal of Discipline

Mr. Basby is a graduate of Bleckley County High School in Cochran, Georgia. In 2013, he graduated from Georgia Southern University with a B.S. in Special Education. He also holds a Masters in Special Education from Georgia Southern University and a Specialist in Educational Leadership from Georgia College & State University.

Mr. Basby previously taught at Northside High School. He coached basketball and tennis during his tenure at NHS. Before Northside, he was a teacher at Bleckley County High School where he coached football, basketball & tennis.

“I am so excited to be a part of the Quail Run family. Our school is a great place and I am honored to serve everyone in this community. Let's make this school year fantastic and remember, Quail Run has more fun!”

Mr. Basby is married to Sharonda Basby, and he enjoys spending time with his family & friends.

Mrs. Kasey Hopkins, Assistant Principal of Instruction
Kasey Hopkins is the current Assistant Principal for Instruction at QRES. She was in the classroom for 11 years as a homeroom teacher having taught first and third grade. Kasey served her school in many leadership roles over those 11 years as a better seeking team member, school council member, and as a contributor to the professional development of teachers. Her favorite subject to teach has always been reading. In 2018 Kasey graduated from the Houston County Leadership Development Cohort. She enjoys being an assistant principal because of the joy that comes from supporting teachers and students. Kasey is wife to Matt Hopkins who is the head baseball coach at Houston County High School. Together they have three awesome children; Ellie, Jase, and Georgia.