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New Principal Named at Watertown Elementary
Wilson County Schools is excited to announce that Mrs. Kathleen Davis has been named principal at Watertown Elementary.
Prior to taking over principal duties, she served as the school’s assistant principal.
“I am honored to be given the opportunity to lead such a wonderful staff as we work toward excellence for every student every day,” says. Mrs. Davis
Watertown Elementary continues to excel, based on the most recent data provided by the Tennessee Department of Education. Earning Level 5 (the highest) status in Math, ELA and Science, Mrs. Davis knows that her school can sustain that momentum.
“My main goal is to continue to maintain a positive and safe environment to prepare all students for the future by providing knowledge and skills to achieve academic excellence, personal growth and success. Teachers provide rigorous instructional content and activities aligned with standards to support students in achievement and academic growth.”
Director of Schools, Mr. Jeff Luttrell is highly encouraged by Mrs. Davis taking the reins as principal.
“Mrs. Davis brings an exceptional amount of knowledge about Watertown Elementary to her new administrative role,” says. Mr. Luttrell. “I have full confidence that she will lead and continue to guide her teachers, students and staffs to wonderful places. She has a tremendous amount of experience, and that’s so important to have, especially during these challenging times. I also know that Watertown Elementary families, staffs and the community will really enjoy working with her.”
Having nearly 20 years of classroom teaching experience, Mrs. Davis has also served as the district’s K-5 Social Studies Content Lead prior to her assistant principal position at Watertown Elementary. She’s attained multiple advanced education degrees from Middle Tennessee State University and Trevecca University.
As far as what she enjoys doing away from school?
“Anyone who knows me knows how much I love deer. I have spent many quiet mornings and evenings watching them in my yard,” says Mrs. Davis. “I also love being in the water whether on the lake or in the ocean. I enjoy spending time with my family hiking, kayaking, playing with our three dogs and watching anything Marvel.”