• Admirals F

    FARRAGUT HIGH SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

    Dr. John Bartlett - Executive Principal

     

    john.bartlett@knoxschools.org

    Dr. John Bartlett

    Mr. Patrick Bethel - Class of 2027 Assistant Principal

    patrick.bethel@knoxschools.org 

    Mr. Bethel lives in Loudon, TN and is married to his high school sweetheart, Heather. They have 3 kids, Emma (18), Nolan (15), and Brennan (10). Mr. Bethel graduated from TN Tech University and Arkansas State University. He will be in his 11th year of administration.

    P. Bethel

    Mr. Austin Bilbrey - Assistant Administrator

    austin.bilbrey@knoxschools.org 

    Mr. Bilbrey serves as the Assistant Administrator at Farragut High School. For the past 11 years, he has been married to his wife, Rebecca, while they raise their 6-year-old son, Cameron. Though his roots trace back to San Diego, California, Mr. Bilbrey has called Knoxville, Tennessee his home since 2002. 

    Mr. Bilbrey is a graduate of Karns High School. Most recently, he served as a middle school ELA teacher. Mr. Bilbrey's academic accomplishments include a Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from King University, a Master's of Science Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and an Educational Specialist Degree in Instructional Leadership from Lincoln Memorial University. 

    Degrees and Certifications 

    • B.S. (Bachelor of Science) from King University in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Minor in Elementary Education  
    • M.Ed. (Master of Education) from Western Governors University in Curriculum and Instruction 
    • Ed.S. (Educational Specialist) from Lincoln Memorial University in Instructional Leadership 

     

    A. Bilbrey

    Dr. Rob Speas - Class of 2026 Assistant Principal

    rob.speas@knoxschools.org

     

    Dr. Rob Speas

    Mrs. Cara Vaughn - Class of 2025 Assistant Principal

    cara.vaughn@knoxschools.org 

    Mrs. Cara Vaughn serves as the assistant principal for the class of 2025. Mrs. Vaughn's career began as a middle school science teacher. She and her family moved to Knoxville in 2013 where she joined the BHS team as a teacher in the science department. Mrs. Vaughn enjoys supporting students and teachers in a variety of capacities. 

    Mrs. Vaughn is a middle Tennessee native, who graduated from Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro, TN. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Tennessee Technological University in secondary education. 

    • B.S. (Bachelor of Science) from Tennessee Technological University in Secondary Education (Science)
    • M.Ed. (Master of Education) from Lincoln Memorial University in Educational Leadership
    • Ed.S. (Educational Specialist) from Lincoln Memorial University in Curriculum and Instruction

     

    C. Vaughn

    Ms. Valerie Wilson - Class of 2024 Assistant Principal

    valerie.wilson@knoxschools.org

    Ms. Valerie Wilson serves as the assistant principal for the class of 2024. Ms. Wilson began her educational career as a business teacher at West High School followed by Carter High School.  She most recently served as an assistant principal at West High School. Prior to a career in education, Ms. Wilson worked as an accountant.

    Ms. Wilson is from Knoxville, TN and is a graduate of Carter High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in Accounting. She earned a Master of Education (Secondary Education Curriculum and Instruction) from Lincoln Memorial University and a Master of Education (School Leadership) from the Cason Newman University. 

     Degrees and Certifications:

    • B.S. (Bachelor of Science) from University of Tennessee, Knoxville in Accounting

    • M.Ed. (Master of Education) from the Lincoln Memorial University in Secondary Education Curriculum and Instruction: Business Education

    • M.Ed. (Master of Education) from the Carson Newman University in School Leadership

     

    V. Wilson