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Clarksville Academy announces Jennifer Hinote to serve as Interim Head of School

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Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy, a Pre-K through 12th grade private college preparatory school, announced Thursday that Jennifer Hinote will serve as Interim Head of School for the 2018-2019 school year.

Mrs. Hinote comes to this position as Dr. Kay Drew joins her husband, Brig. General Tom Drew in Fayetteville, NC at Fort Bragg as he takes command as Deputy Commanding General for U.S. Special Operations.

Jennifer Hinote, Interim Head of Clarksville Academy.
Jennifer Hinote, Interim Head of Clarksville Academy.

Mrs. Hinote has over 29 years of comprehensive experience in education. She comes to Clarksville Academy from Oak Hill School in Nashville, where she served as Head of School for eight years. Prior to that, she was Middle School Division Head at Charlotte Country Day School, in Charlotte NC.

Mrs. Hinote’s experience made her the perfect fit during this time of transition at CA. She is highly skilled at maximizing effective use of available resources, and she demonstrates proven organization and prioritization skills. Mrs. Hinote has an impressive background in planning and implementing programs within an independent school environment. She is a skilled communicator and is committed to professional development and excellence in every aspect of her professional career.

Mrs. Hinote earned a Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership from Winthrop University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Middle Grades Education from Western Carolina University. During her interim appointment at Clarksville Academy, Mrs. Hinote will work with the Board on accomplishing the objectives of CA’s current strategic plan.

Board of Trustees and Search Committee Chair, Tim Sawyer stated, “When reviewing applications for the Interim Head of School, we wanted someone who would continue to carry out objectives of our strategic plan and move our school forward. Dr. Drew set a high standard and one we want to continue. Mrs. Hinote is someone we feel can do just that. We are excited to welcome her to our CA family.”

Jennifer and her husband, Lloyd, have been married for almost 32 years. They are parents to two adult sons. Landon lives in Nashville, and Justin and his wife Tara live in Fairfax, VA with their two children, Brayden and Cameron and a third child due in late August.

“It is an honor to serve as interim head of school at Clarksville Academy following the remarkable leadership of Kay Drew and her team. I strongly affirm the school’s mission to promote academic excellence, personal integrity, physical growth and civic responsibility. I look forward to learning more about CA and the Clarksville, Montgomery County community, “ stated Mrs. Hinote.

Hinote will begin her role as Interim Head of School on August 1st.

For more information about Clarksville Academy visit www.clarksvilleacademy.com


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