Admin Biographies

Bio-Gregory Wilkey Principal

Gregory Wilkey is honored to join a long list of outstanding educators who work, and who have previously worked at Davis High School.  Dr. Wilkey was appointed principal of Davis High School in July of 2017.  He earned a B.A. in German from Weber State University, a B.A. in History from the University of Utah, an M.A. in German Literature and Languages from the University of Utah, an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from the University of Utah, and an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Instructional Leadership from Utah State University.  Greg taught German and History in the Jordan School District and at the University of Utah before being appointed Assistant Principal at West High School in 1996. Stints as an Assistant Principal at Bountiful High School and Northridge High School followed.  After serving as Principal at North Layton Junior High, Gregory Wilkey was appointed Principal at Bountiful High School where he served from 2010 to 2017.  Dr. Wilkey considers the opportunity to serve at Davis High School as a highlight of his career.

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Bio-Mark Jolley Vice Principal 

Mark Jolley

Mark Jolley is a proud graduate of Weber State University.  After graduating, he began his educational career as a special education teacher at Sunset Jr. High.  He eventually moved to the high school level to continue teaching as well as coaching track and cross country.  Mr. Jolley returned to school and earned his M.ED in Educational Leadership from Utah State University.  He has been an Assistant Principal at several high schools in the Davis School District and is very excited to be working with the students and community at Davis High.    

Bio- Amanda Taggart Vice Principal

Amanda Taggart

Amanda Taggart joins Davis High School after serving as the principal at Jennie P. Stewart Elementary in Centerville. Ms. Taggart earned a B.S. in Elementary Education from Northeastern State University, a M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Colorado, and a M.S. in Educational Leadership from Western Governors University. She also holds endorsements in Reading, Advanced Reading, Educational Technology, and STEM. Amanda has previously served as a classroom teacher, college English instructor, reading specialist, and administrator throughout Colorado, Oklahoma, and Utah. Amanda is honored to join the Davis High School community and to be a part of DHS's tradition of excellence. 

Bio - Douglas Peterson Vice Principal

Doug Peterson is proud to join the team at Davis High School after years working in junior high schools (Sunset, Kaysville, Legacy, Syracuse). He has degrees from Emporia State, Weber State, and Utah State. He taught P.E. and health for 15 years, as well as coaching basketball and track. He has a wife and 3 children. They love camping and boating.

Douglas Peterson