LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Eighteen new principals have been named over the last few months in Jefferson County Public Schools. They include:


Jack F. Jacobs
takes over at
Bloom Elementary
for
Janice Bobo
, who retired from JCPS. Jacobs was previously an assistant principal at Bloom.


Marcella Denise Franklin-Williams
takes over at
Carrithers Middle
for
Pat Gausepohl
, who retired.


Jamie Wyman
takes over at
Carter Traditional Elementary
for
Michael Alexander
, who is now an assistant director for student services in JCPS central office. Wyman was previously an assistant principal at Carter.


Tracy Barber
takes over at
Dunn Elementary
for
Patti Barron
, who retired. Barber was previously the principal at
Okolona Elementary School
.


Faith Stroud
takes over at
Frost Middle
. The position has been vacant for over a year. Stroud was previously the principal at
Knight Middle School
.


Sam Cowan
takes over at
Gilmore Lane
for
Cynthia Butterfield
, who retired. Cowan was previously an assistant principal at
Brandeis Elementary School
.


Duan Wright
takes over at
Hartstern Elementary
for
Patsy Cox
, who retired. Wright was previously an assistant principal at Hartstern.


Joseph Wood
takes over at
Indian Trail Elementary
for
Georgia Hampton
, who is now an administrator in JCPS central office. Wood was previously an assistant principal at
Layne Elementary
.


Stephanie White
takes over at
King Elementary
for
Julia Lewis
, who is retiring Dec. 1 and will be in central office until then.


Austain Allain
takes over at
Lowe Elementary
for
David Armour
, who is now the principal at
Kammerer Middle School
. Allain was previously an assistant principal at
Western Middle School
.


Justin Matson
takes over at
Middletown Elementary
for
Patty Salyer
, who retired. Matson was previously an assistant principal at
Hawthorne Elementary School
.


Karen Stearman
takes over at
Okolona Elementary
for Barber, who moved to
Dunn Elementary
.


Ryan Rodosky
takes over at
Olmsted Academy North
for
Bill Perkins
, who is now principal at
Wilder Elementary School
.


Kim Salyer
takes over at
Pleasure Ridge Park High
for
David Johnson
, who retired. Salyer was previously an assistant principal at PRP.


Nicole Marshall
takes over at
Roosevelt Perry Elementary
for
Pam Howell
, who is retiring.


Kevin Garner
takes over at
Shacklette Elementary
for
Candace McDaniel
, who left to take a position with
Oldham County Schools
.


Linda Dauenhauer
takes over at
Tully Elementary
for
John Ansman
, who is now an evaluation transition coordinator in JCPS central office. Dauenhauer was previously an assistant principal at Tully.


Bill Perkins
takes over at
Wilder Elementary
for
David Bodine
, who retired. Perkins was previously the principal at
Olmsted Academy North
.


That leaves one principal vacancy at
Cochrane Elementary
for
Susan Haynes
, who is retiring.


Meanwhile,
Ballard High School
principal
Jim Jury
will continue to help out at Male because
David Mike
is still the principal, pending the outcome of multiple investigations. Mike has been reassigned to central office.


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