Phone: (859) 333-5827
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When Faris took the reins in July 2022, he brought 19 years of experience in education. He started his career in 2003 as an English and humanities teacher at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, while also serving as the artist in residence at the Theatre of PossAbilities, a creative arts camp for students with special behavioral and emotional needs in grades six through 10. In 2011, Faris became assistant principal at Elkhorn Middle School in Frankfort, and for five years served as the assistant principal at Woodford County High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Centre College and master’s degrees in teaching and educational leadership, both from Eastern Kentucky University.