Several new principals have been named to take the helm of Gallatin area schools staring this school year.
Tressa Sanders has been named principal of Jack Anderson Elementary School.
Sanders has previously served as the assistant principal for Jack Anderson Elementary for the past two years. She has also served as lead educator at Vena Stuart and George Whitten Elementary for two years and was a classroom teacher at Nannie Berry Elementary. She has a master's degree in instructional leadership from Trevecca University.
"Jack Anderson is built on a solid foundation of quality teachers and attentive parents," Sanders said. "It is one of the most supportive school communities in Sumner County, and I am very excited at the opportunity to continue what we have built at Jack Anderson."
Eric Bowman has been named principal of T.W. Hunter Middle School.
Bowman has served as assistant principal at T.W. Hunter Middle School for the past three years. He has previously served as a district-level evaluator and a classroom teacher. He has an education specialist degree in curriculum and supervision from Union University.
He is a Beech High School graduate and attended T.W. Hunter.
"For the past eight years, Mr. White has created a positive school culture and community," Bowman said. "T.W. Hunter and the Beech community has been my home for my entire life, and I am excited to continue our traditions of excellence in arts, athletics and academics."
Brian Smith has been named as the principal of Station Camp Middle School.
Smith has served the past two years as a middle school coordinator for Sumner County Schools and previously served as the Dean of Culture for Metro Schools and a classroom teacher.
He has a master's degree in educational leadership from the University of Tennessee at Martin
"Mr. Brown has established an exceptional school with stellar teachers, staff, students and families at Station Camp Middle," Smith said. "It is an honor to have the opportunity to become a part of this community and continue the tradition of excellence."