Central Hardin teacher relocating to become principal

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By Anna Taylor

A Central Hardin High School chemistry teacher has been named principal of Old Kentucky Home Middle School in Bardstown.

Jesse Simpson, who is originally from Chaplin in Nelson County, will become the school’s new principal for the 2014-2015 school year following a unanimous vote Monday afternoon by the school’s site-based council.

After college, Simpson began his career teaching science at Nelson County High School for five years while also serving as defensive coordinator for the football team. For the past three years, he has been teaching and serving as the football team’s defensive coordinator at Central Hardin.