NHHS assistant takes principal post at Nelson County High School

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Hendricks has spent entire career at North

Landmark News Service

BARDSTOWN — Michelle Hendricks said she could not be more delighted about her new job as principal of Nelson County High School.

“I’m just so excited to be here and so honored to have been chosen,” Hendricks said of her new position after the school’s site-based decision making council unanimously chose her as the new principal Wednesday afternoon.

A resident of Hardin County, Hendricks has been assistant principal at North Hardin High School in Radcliff for the past seven years.

Hendricks said she has spent her entire education career at the school, where she has worked as an English teacher, resource teacher and instructional coach.

With her experience, Superintendent Anthony Orr said Hendricks has carried out responsibilities in all areas of school leadership and will bring her solid experience to Nelson County High School.

“We believe she is a great fit for our school community and are eager for her to get her feet on the ground here in Nelson County,” Orr said in a news release.

Hendricks describes her work ethic as high participatory with a “roll up my sleeves and do the work” kind of mentality, according to a news release. “I like to be involved. I like to be active in the work we’re doing.”

A graduate of Western Kentucky University, Hendricks holds a bachelor of arts in English and allied language arts. She earned a master’s degree in counseling, professional certifications in administration and instructional leadership from the University of the Cumberlands.

Jennifer Corbett is a reporter with the Kentucky Standard in Bardstown. She can be reached at jcorbett@kystandard.com