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Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40015

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: Eastern Kentucky University, marketing

Mr. Brett Ashcraft

Safety resource officer

Officer Ashcraft has been a Panther since 2019.  He is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University where he majored in marketing.  He worked for the Kentucky State Police, where he was assigned to Fayette, Scott, Franklin, and other area counties. He earned recognition for his work on the Governor’s Marijuana Strike Force and for his work in the area of Crimes Against Children, and developed the program “Growing Up Safe” in Scott County.  Upon his hiring with Fayette County, he has been assigned at various high schools before being assigned to Edythe J. Hayes Middle School.  Officer Ashcraft is from Louisville, Kentucky.


Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40001

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Degrees and Certifications:

Associates: Lexington Technology Institute, data processing

Mrs. Diane Bradley

Bookkeeper

Mrs. Bradley has been a Panther since 2006.  Sher served as the school's attendance clerk from 2006-2016, and was named the bookkeeper in August 2016.  She has served as our Food for Thought club sponsor, and her youngest son, Holden, was a part of the first sixth grade class of EJH.  Mrs. Bradley is from Lexington, KY.


Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40008

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: Tulane University, management Masters: Georgetown College, learning and behavior disorders Rank I: University of the Cumberlands, educational leadership

Mrs. Kris Church

Associate principal

Mrs. Church has been a Panther since 2016.  She joined the staff as rthe achievement and compliance coach, overseeing all ARC meetings, and coaching staff on best practices and instructional strategies.  Prior to becoming a Panther, Mrs. Church worked in Atlanta, GA in public relations, before joinging Southern Middle School as an exceptional child educator.  Mrs. Church is from New Orleans, LA. 


Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40000

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: University of Kentucky

Mrs. Becki Cornett

Administrative assistant

Mrs. Cornett has been a Panther since 2021.  She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, and has spent over 20 years in the dental industry, both as a dental hygenist and a business manager.  Mrs. Cornett is from Hazard, KY.


Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40096

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: Lincoln Memorial University, elementary education, math and science education Masters: Eastern Kentucky University, education leadership

Mr. Sammy Hall

School technology coordinator and digital learning coach

Mr. Hall has been a Panther since 2006.  Beginning his career at EJH, Mr. Hall previously taught sixth and seventh grade math, as well as math intervention.  He served as head volleyball and boys' basketball coach, winning district championships in both sports.  Mr. Hall and his wife LeAnn, 8th grade Panthers, are the parents of Mark and Samuel.  Mr. Hall is from Cumberland, KY.

 


Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40008

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: University of Kentucky, secondary English education Masters: University of Kentucky, secondary education Masters: Eastern Kentucky University, educational leadership

Mr. David Hoskins

Principal

Mr. Hoskins has been a Panther since 2004.  He was a member of the inaugural Panther faculty as an 8th grade language arts teacher and head football coach.  Prior to joining EJH, he worked at Elkhorn Middle School as a language arts teacher, football coach, and intramural director.  Mr. Hoskins oversees the language arts and science departments, and handles sixth grade management and discipline.  Mr. Hoskins is from Hazard, KY.


Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40002

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: Purdue University, organizational leadership and supervision, Spanish minor Masters: University of Saint Francis, business administration

Mrs. Nikki Kiser

Attendande Specialist

Mrs. Kiser has been a Panthers since 2020.  Previously, Mrs. Kiser served as the school administrative manager for Garden Springs Elementary School, then as the community liasion for Winburn Middle School.  Mrs. Kiser is from Elkhart, IN.


Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40010

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: University of Kentucky, social studies and language arts middle grades education Masters: Eastern Kentucky University, educational leadership Rank I: Continuing Education Option

Mr. Matthew Sherrard

Associate Principal

Mr. Sherrard has been a Panther since 2004.  A member of the inaugural EJH faculty, Mr. Sherrard is a former sixth grade social studies teacher, and has served our school as head volleyball coach, track coach, team leader, and department chair.  In addition he has served on the SBDM council.  Mr. Sherrard overees the exploratory program and social studies department, as well as seventh grade management and discipline, and athletics.  Prior to EJH, he taught and coached at Bryan Station Middle School.  Mr. Sherrard is from Flaherty, KY.


Phone: (859) 381-4920 ext. 40016

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: University of Kentucky, learning and behavior disorders, Spanish minor Masters: Bellarmine University, teacher leadership Rank I, Ed.S:

Mrs. Andrea Straub

Achievement and compliance coach

Mrs. Straub has been a Panther since 2013.  Formerly, she served as an exceptional child educator, head dance coach, and department chair.  In 2021, she was named the new achievement and compliance coach.  Mrs. Straub is from Louisville, KY.