Wendy Gamblin has been named principal of Browning Springs Middle School. She has served as assistant principal of the school for the past two years.
"I am humbled and honored to serve the students, staff, and community as the leader of Browning Springs Middle School," Gamblin said. "I would like to thank the SBDM Committee and Mrs. Smith for blessing me with this opportunity."
Gamblin started her education career as an elementary school teacher in Hopkins County Schools.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, master’s degree in teacher leadership, and Rank 1 in education administration, all from Murray State University.
Gamblin was a finalist for the 2018 Valvoline Kentucky Teacher of the Year.
She is enrolled in the Kentucky Department of Education’s BaseLang Pilot Program designed to equip administrators with Spanish language skills and created Bears Breaking Barriers Initiatives to increase student achievement at Browning Springs.
“Wendy has a heart for the students, staff, and community and will lead the Bears family with pride,” said Assistant Superintendent Amy Smith. “Her experience in the classroom will enable her to be an instructional leader who ensures the needs of students are met.”
Gamblin added, "I am excited to continue growing our student and staff leaders, and I look forward to working with all stakeholders to promote learning in a positive educational and community environment."