New principals for Fulton, Sarah Moore Greene, West View

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Seth Smith has been appointed principal of Fulton High School effective July 2019. He replaces Rob Speas, who has been named principal of Hardin Valley Academy. Speas was principal at Fulton since 2012.


Smith joined Knox County Schools in 1997 as a teacher at Farragut High School. He also taught at Fulton before beginning his career in administration in 2006 when he was appointed assistant principal at Carter High School. He has been an assistant principal at Farragut and Central high schools, and in 2015, was named principal of Richard Yoakley School, where he currently serves.

Smith holds a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Tennessee and a master’s degree in education administration from Lincoln Memorial University.

Robin Curry has been appointed principal of Sarah Moore Greene Magnet Academy effective July 2019. She replaces Dr. Amy Brace, who was transferred to West View Elementary.

Curry joined Knox County Schools in 2001 as a teacher at Bearden Elementary School. She also worked as a parent educator before returning as a teacher at Cedar Bluff Middle School. She has worked as an assistant principal at Vine Middle and is currently assistant principal at West Valley Middle School.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology, a master’s degree in elementary education and an education specialist degree in educational leadership, all from the University of Tennessee.

Dr. Amy Brace has been appointed principal of West View Elementary School effective July 1, 2019. Brace has been principal of Sarah Moore Greene Magnet Academy since 2016. She was named principal of Lonsdale Elementary in 2012.

Brace joined Knox County Schools in 1992 as a teacher at Sarah Moore Greene, and she also worked as a magnet program lead educator. She began her career in administration in 2008 when she was appointed assistant principal at Inskip Elementary School and later assistant principal at Sarah Moore Greene.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in education, a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, and a doctorate in educational administration, all from the University of Tennessee.

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