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Dr. Heath Thacker

Meet WMS's new Assistant Principal!

Dr. Heath Thacker is entering his 14th year in the Marion County School System. This will be his first year at Whitwell Middle School where he will serve as the Assistant Principal, Athletic Director and Head Softball Coach.  He has spent the last 13 years at Whitwell High School. He was a Business Technology Education Instructor and Dean of the Career and Technical Education Department.  He was also the Assistant Softball Coach, Fellowship of Christian Athletes Sponsor and a member of the Leadership team. He was previously selected as Whitwell High School Most Inspirational Teacher, Chattanooga Area Fellowship of Christian Athletes Coaching Leadership Coach of the Year and various other Academic and Athletic awards and recommendations. 


Doctorate of Education Degree in Educational Leadership from Carson-Newman University - 2017
Education Specialist Degree in Educational Administration from Carson-Newman University - 2016
Master’s Degree in Instructional Leadership from Tennessee Technological University - 2012
Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Health and Wellness from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - 2008

Dr. Thacker has been married to his wife April for 13 years.  They live in Whitwell, TN and have an 11 year old son named Caden Thacker who is in the 6th grade at Whitwell Middle School.  

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