HVA welcomes principal Rob Speas

Rob Speas



Rob Speas has succeeded Hardin Valley Academy's founding principal, Sallee Reynolds, effective July 2019. Mr. Speas joined Knox County Schools in 2000 as a teacher at Austin-East Magnet High School. A member of the 2010 Leadership Academy, Mr. Speas served as an assistant principal at Austin-East, Fulton, and L&N STEM Academy before being named principal of Fulton High School in 2012, where he served until this summer. Mr. Speas holds a bachelor's degree in Chemistry and a master's degree in Education, both from the University of Tennessee, as well as an educational specialist degree in Educational Administration from Lincoln Memorial University. Mrs. Reynolds has been named Supervisor of Secondary Education, so she will still be keeping an eye on her Hawks!