Emily Thompson Named As White House Heritage High Interim Assistant Principal

Emily Thompson Named As White House Heritage High Interim Assistant Principal
Posted on 12/20/2019

Dr. Emily Thompson has been names as Interim Assistant Principal of White House Heritage High School following the resignation of Dr. Chris Tucker. 


Thompson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Tennessee in 2009 and a master’s degree in Business Education from Middle Tennessee State University in 2011.  She began teaching with Robertson County Schools in August of that year and has served in three separate schools, including WHHHS, over her teaching career.  She comes to her new responsibilities from Springfield High School where she was the Response to Intervention Coordinator and Academic Coach.


Thompson expanded her educational qualifications; first in 2016 with an Education Specialist certification, and again in 2019 with a Doctor of Education degree, both from Union University.  She has worked extensively with the RTI program in several schools, coordinating responses for students to help them gain or maintain scholastic skills.


Emily was raised in Springfield, where she attended school through 8th grade before finishing her high school career at Beech High School in Hendersonville. Husband, Kris, grew up in Adams and is a Jo Byrns graduate. Married for 7 years, they have two children, 6 year-old Kennedy and Easton, who is two. 


Assuming the responsibilities of an Assistant Principal is something Thompson says she’s looking forward to, saying, “I am blessed and very excited to join White House Heritage High School.”


Principal Kim Haas says she too, is looking forward to January and is pleased with having Thompson on-board in her new capacity. 


“I am excited to welcome Dr. Thompson to the Patriot Nation as the new assistant principal at Heritage HS,” she said. “We are looking forward to the many opportunities that having Dr. Thompson here will offer.”

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