New Lewisburg School principal Josh Matthews announced the hiring of his assistant principal on Sunday.
Chris Crain is the new assistant principal at Lewisburg.
“I am excited about the hiring of Mr. Crain,” Matthews said. “He brings a wealth of knowledge especially in the area of literacy. I loved his energy and enthusiasm for students. He will make a great addition to our team.”
Crain has 18 years of classroom and leadership experienc. He spent the majority of his teaching career at Glasgow Middle School as a teacher-leader where he taught social studies and English/language arts. Additionally, he was a part-time instructor for WKU’s center for literacy in 2015-2016. He served 14 years as a middle and high school basketball coach as well, spending his last four years as a head girls’ varsity coach at Glasgow High School from 2007-2011.
“He brings leadership experience to the job. Mr. Crain believes in building strong relationships and supporting the overall mission of the school,” Matthews said.
Crain is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and holds a Bachelor’s degree in middle grades education, a Master’s degree in school counseling, as well as a principal certification K-12.
He resides in Glasgow with his wife, Jessica and two daughters, Audrey and Claudia.