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    Principal: Laicee Hatfield

    Ms. Hatfield began her career in education in 2005 upon completing her bachelors in Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology and masters in Secondary Education both from the University of Tennessee. She taught Chemistry and Biology at Central High School upon graduation and moved into administration after being selected to the Leadership Academy at the University of Tennessee in 2012. Since this time, she has served at both Farragut High School and Karns High School as Curriculum Principal and was selected as the Tennessee State Assistant Principal of Year in 2019. Ms. Hatfield was appointed as Executive Principal of both KCS Virtual High School and KCS Virtual Middle School in September 2021. Ms. Hatfield is dedicated to serving her students, staff, parents, and community and is blessed to join the virtual community. 

    Assistant Principal: Chris Layton

    I have been in education for over 17 years as a teacher, a coach and an administrator. I have spent my career as a classroom teacher in both middle school and high school as well as a coach in both middle and high school. I have spent the past six years of my career as administrator and this school year is my second with Knox County Schools. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to help open and build the virtual school in response to the districts needs for the 2020-2021 school year. I am so excited about our future and where we will be taking our school for the years to come. 
     
    I have been blessed with an amazing wife, who is also an educator with KCS schools and two wonderful children. I am passionate about education and helping all students find their opportunities to learn, share and grow. I believe we have an amazing opportunity to work with our students and families to change lives that will one day change the world.