Horn Lake High School principal Andy Orr dies

Horn Lake High School principal passes away

HORN LAKE, Miss. (WMC) - The principal of Horn Lake High School has died.

Andy Orr was a longtime employee of DeSoto County Schools, joining the district in 1992.

Lauren Margeson with DCS confirmed Orr’s passing, calling him a “true leader.”

“We are deeply saddened about the passing of Andy Orr,” writes Margeson. “He was a true leader, and he will truly be missed by all who knew him. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and with the Horn Lake High School faculty and staff.”

The district did not comment on Orr’s cause of death.

Orr became principal at Horn Lake High school in 2011. He previously served as assistant principal at DCHS, an English teacher, boys’ basketball coach and athletic director at Olive Branch High School.

Orr leaves behind his wife, Rhonda Orr, and daughter, Sadie Rose.

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