Kinnard Named Battle Creek Middle Principal

Kinnard Named Battle Creek Middle Principal
Kinnard Named Battle Creek Middle Principal

Maury County Public Schools Superintendent of Schools Michael Hickman announced today Mike Kinnard as the principal at Battle Creek Middle School effective immediately.

    Superintendent Michael Hickman shared, "I am pleased to name Mike Kinnard as principal and look forward to the success of their school under his leadership. Kinnard's experience and familiarity with the school will benefit the students, staff, and community. "

   Mike Kinnard spent the last two years as Battle Creek Middle Schools Assistant Principal and the previous six years at Spring Hill Middle School, both as an English teacher and assistant principal.  Before that, he spent three years working for Cheatham County Schools both as a high school English teacher and principal.  Mr. Kinnard has 17 years with Maury County Schools.  Mr. Kinnard has also worked as a teacher and coach at Columbia Academy High School and Lewis County High School.  Mr. Kinnard has coached baseball, football, basketball, tennis, and golf.  He is originally from Columbia and attended Baker Elementary, Whitthorne Middle, and Columbia Central.  Mr. Kinnard did his undergraduate and master's level work at Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, TN.  He completed his Educational Specialist degree online through Nova Southeastern University.  Mr. Kinnard and his wife Sharon have three children and ten grandchildren.  His favorite hobbies include watching Cardinals' baseball and traveling. 

In being named Principal at BCMS, Mr. Kinnard said, "I am both honored and excited to be chosen for this position. I am humbled to be following in the footsteps of Dr. Will Penner. He started a fantastic school I plan to continue to grow. I am excited to work with the most positive faculty and staff I have ever been around to help students. We will continue to focus on the student's social and emotional development for their future and excel in academics.

It is a great honor that the team involved in the selection process decided to place me in this position. I look forward to working with the Middle School Coordinator, Dr. Breckon Pennell, and Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Michael Hickman, as we continue to move forward in Maury County."

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