Kassie Sikes has been named lower school principal and Tracey Cannon has been promoted to assistant middle and upper school principal at Cross Schools in Bluffton.

Sikes comes to Cross Schools from Calvary Day School in Savannah, where she served as lower school director for the past seven years. Cannon has been with Cross School for nine years in other roles.

Sikes brings more than 15 years of educational experience to her new role. She served as academic development coordinator at Calvary Day. Over the years she has taught in both private and public schools, from pre-K through middle school. She has also held leadership positions as an instructional and literacy coach. 

Cannon is an expert teacher and mentor, and recently completed a Master’s degree in educational leadership. She has provided assistance in a variety of part-time administrative roles over the past few years, in addition to coaching the middle school girl’s basketball team. 

Cross Schools was established in 1998 as an independent Christian school. The school expanded to its Buckwalter Campus, at 495 Buckwalter Parkway, and serves more than 600 students in preschool through high school.  

For more information, visit crossschools.org or call 843-706-2000.

Chris Correll has been named executive director at Benton House of Bluffton.

Correll has more than 20 years of experience managing a variety of senior living communities, including assisted living and memory care. His career began shortly after graduating from Eastern Illinois University with a bachelor’s degree in health studies, where he completed an internship in his hometown of Chicago.  

During his career, he developed a passion for seniors, delivering consistent clinical outcomes with impeccable customer service. Additionally, he has accomplished many personal goals including establishing a consultant firm as well as developing and managing a rental company.  

In January, Correll and his girlfriend moved from Chicago to Bluffton with their two children ages 15 and 18. Correll and his family love the outdoors and plan to do a lot of fishing and golfing in their new home.

Benton House of Bluffton, which offers assisted living and memory care for seniors, is located at 8 Hampton Lake Drive. For more information, visit bentonhouse.com.

• Albert Schubert has opened Citadel Self Storage at 121 Okatie Center Blvd. North. 

The facility offers more than 62,000 square feet in temperature-controlled self storage units that are kept safe with 24-hour security.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 

Schubert also owns four additional locations of Citadel Self Storage, including one in the Palmetto Bluff area.

For more information, call 843-962-1980, email info@citadelokatie.com or visit CitadelSelfStorage.com/okatie.