Allison Scherer, JTA Assistant Principal

For the past 17 years Mrs. Allison Scherer has served the Hardin County School District as a Teacher and Counselor. Starting July 1st, Mrs. Scherer will begin a new role as J.T. Alton Middle School’s Assistant Principal. Selected by the Alton SBDMC earlier today, she will be taking the reins from Mr. Micheal Elmore, who was hired as West Hardin’s Principal in May of this year. Mrs. Scherer brings a wealth of experience to the building and a true dedication and loyalty the JTA Community.


Mrs. Scherer earned her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Campbellsville University in 2002. Scherer went on to earn a Masters Degree in Counseling from WKU in 2012, received her National Board Certification in 2011, and most recently completed her Principal’s Certification from the University of the Cumberlands in 2017. Mrs. Scherer has spent all of her 17 years in Education working with HCS. Scherer taught at North Park Elementary in 2002, Rineyville Elementary from 2002 to 2012, and served as Vine Grove Elementary’s Counselor from 2012 through the 2018-19 school year.


Chief Academic Officer for HCS, and former Vine Grove Principal, Mr. Greg Sutton says that, “Mrs. Scherer is able to multi-task, and stay organized without losing sight of what is most important, our students...she is always student focused.” JTA Principal Mr. Kevin Estes says that he is looking forward to working alongside Scherer to enhance the experience of Alton students.


Mrs. Scherer says that as the Assistant Principal she will work diligently with the JTA faculty and staff to carry out the vision and mission of the school. “I believe that as a school, we play a fundamental role in positioning students for future success. I am committed to working closely with teachers, parents, and community members to ensure our children achieve their full potential and are prepared for their next phase of their educational career.  I look forward to being a part of the JTA family.”

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