Ina Langston has been appointed principal of Fountain City Elementary School effective July 2017. She replaces Tina Holt, who was transferred as principal at Rocky Hill Elementary.
Langston joined Knox County Schools in 1994 as an experienced teacher who had previously taught in Texas, Washington and Europe. She taught at Karns Intermediate before joining Hardin Valley Elementary, where she served as a teacher, administrative assistant and assistant principal. She was appointed principal of West Haven Elementary in 2008 and West Hills Elementary in 2013, where she currently serves.
Langston holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Texas Woman’s University, a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Texas A&M and an educational specialist degree in administration and leadership from the University of Tennessee.
Lynn Jacomen is the new principal of Inskip Elementary School, replacing Jessica Holman who was appointed principal at Green Magnet Academy.
Jacomen joined Knox County Schools in 2016 after more than 20 years in education in Virginia. She spent nine years as a classroom teacher before joining the Virginia Department of Education. She has worked as an RTI coordinator and instructional specialist and began her career in administration in 2013 serving as an assistant principal and principal. Jacomen is currently an assistant principal at Ritta Elementary School.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, both from the University of Tennessee.