shakinghandsaward 300HOPKINSVILE, Ky. (6/19/13) – Kent Parrent, assistant principal at Christian County High School, has been selected by the Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers (KYASRO) to receive this year’s Administrator of the Year award.

Parrent was presented with the honor at the Safe Schools and Communities Conference in Louisville, KY on June 10-12.

Steve Tucker, Safety Resource Officer at CCHS and Detective for the Christian County Sheriff’s Department, nominated Parrent for the award. “Mr. Parrent truly excels in school safety,” says Tucker. “He is a frontrunner in developing actions and strategies that help protect the students and staff of the district and the school he serves.”

Parrent has more than 30 years of experience in education. Current duties of Mr. Parrent include, advising and mentoring staff members, assisting teachers to develop effective and creative lesson plans, developing and implementing school safety plans, facilities management and student discipline.

According to KYASRO, candidates for the award must be an administrator or an educator who has had a positive impact on their school community and has demonstrated support for a safe and secure learning environment.  Dozens of applications were submitted from across the state.

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