Administrator of the Year Past Winners

The KASA Administrator of the Award recognizes up to five school administrators who have demonstrated outstanding educational leadership and who have made significant contributions to the effectiveness of KASA. A list of the recipients appears below:

Year Building Level District Level
 2018 Connie Crigger
Elementary School Principal
Boone County Schools
Paul Schaumburg
Community Relations Director
Graves County Schools
 2017 Kalem Grasham
High School Principal
Garrard County Schools
Jerry Gels
Director Federal Programs
Boone County Schools
 2016

Ray Spahn
Asst. Superintendent
Gallatin County Schools

Tom Aberli, Ed.D.
Principal
Jefferson County Schools
2015  Tim Schlosser
Principal
Simpson Co. Schools
Amy Razor
Asst. Superintendent
Pendleton Co. Schools
2014
Erika Bowles
Principal
Jacqui Johnston
Director Federal Programs
2013 Tim Hitzfield
Principal 
Karen Cheser
Asst. Superintendent 
2012

Jim Green
Principal

Chuck Adams
Superintendent

2011

Tony Patterson
Principal
x

Kim Johnson
Special Education Coordinator 
2010 Paul Mullins
Principal
x
James Hurley
Vice President Pikeville College
2009

Mary Evans
Principal

Joshua Powell
Superintendent

2008

Jade Maddox
School Counselor

Dr. Pamela Stephens
Superintendent

2007

Paul Prater
High School Principal

Dale Brown
Superintendent

Marlene Haney
Assistant Superintendent

Joshua Powell
Superintendent

2006  

Larry Williams
Superintendent

David Young
Superintendent

2005 Robert Barr
High School Principal

Brady Link
Superintendent

Mark Sellers
District Director
Alternative Services

2004

Thomas Floyd
High School Principal

Linda Thompson
Elementary Principal

Mike Barnard
Assistant Superintendent

Roy Woodward
Superintendent

2003

Barry Adams
Counselor

Randy Wilkinson
Principal

Byron Jeffries
Superintendent

Tim Moore
Superintendent

Gary Shelton
Instructional Supervisor

2002

Eleanor Mills
Elementary Principal

Bryan Blavatt
Superintendent

Jane Bowman
Special Education Director

Pashia Staton
Director of Pupil Personnel

2001

Mike Byers
Elementary Principal

Jim Mattingly
Elementary Principal

Kim King
Special Education Director

William Twyman
Superintendent

Dallas Blankenship
Superintendent

2000

E.G. Thompson
Elementary Principal

Tom Williams
Elementary Principal

Frank Welch
Superintendent

Charlene Collins
Districtwide Coordinator

Kenneth Shadowen
Superintendent

1999   Dr. Molly Sullivan
Curriculum Director

Staff Development
1998

Jon Akers
High School Principal

Karen Cook
High School Counselor

Maxie Johnson
Elementary Principal

Louie Hammons
Director of Pupil Personnel

Patricia Guthrie
Assistant Superintendent

1997

Hazel Olinger
Elementary Principal

Bob Blair
Elementary Principal

Sandy Embree
Elementary Curriculum Coordinator
1996

Cathy Barnard
Elementary Principal

Blake Haselton
Superintendent

Victor Johnson
Superintendent

1995

Larry Harrison
Elementary Principal

Allan Chapman
Assistant Superintendent

Charles Campbell
Superintendent

Linda France
Assistant Superintendent

1994

Patricia Hurt
Counselor

Kim Shaw
High School Principal

Paul Falin
Assistant Superintendent

Danny Brown
Superintendent

Dr. Marge Phelps


Kalem Grasham
Principal
Garrard County Schools
Kalem Grasham
Principal
Garrard County Schools