Barry Nesbitt has been named as the Interim Principal at Nelson County High School by Superintendent Wes Bradley. Nesbitt brings 14 years of principal experience to Nelson County, and will officially begin the interim role July 1st.
Bradley praised the Nelson County Site Based Decision Making team for their sincerity and commitment in the hiring process. “Over the past ten weeks the SBDM team of parents and teachers engaged in deep conversation about the future leader of NCHS. From the outset, the conversation focused on the “best fit” for the school to thrive and grow over the next year and well beyond. While we had a number of applicants for the position, the group felt that an interim leader was appropriate. Fortunately, Mr. Nesbitt is a perfect fit to lead NCHS in the year ahead. In the end, I was highly impressed with the SBDM team and their full commitment to the future of Nelson County. “
Concerning Nesbitt’s appointment as the interim Bradley added, “It was clear to everyone that Mr. Nesbitt’s leadership style, diverse experiences, and awareness of student needs were a good fit to lead NCHS during the coming year. Barry is a smart and seasoned leader of people. He understands the needs of a school community and we expect him to do a phenomenal job at NCHS. I am confident that he has the