Anne DeMott named principal of Western Hills High School
Frankfort, KY, May 20, 2021 – Franklin County Schools Superintendent Mark Kopp announced today that Anne DeMott will be the new principal of Western Hills High School.
“We are very excited to hire Anne as the next principal at Western Hills High School. Her student-centered leadership style, combined with her knowledge and experience and love of Western Hills will serve her well in this role,” said Kopp.
DeMott earned her BS in Animal Science and Agricultural Education from the University of Kentucky, MS in Vocational Education/Agricultural Education from the University of Kentucky, and a Rank I Educational Leadership Principal Certification from the University of the Kentucky. DeMott held an Assistant Principal position at Western Hills from 2011 to 2014. In 2014, she accepted a Principal position in Fayette County.
“I am honored to serve as the next principal at Western Hills High School”, said DeMott. “The opportunity to return to Frankfort and work with the amazing students, staff, families and community is a dream come true. I look forward to collaborating with all stakeholders to continue the culture of excellence. We are #OneTeamFCS.”
DeMott will replace Greg Roush, who has been principal of Western Hills High School for six years. Roush was appointed principal of Western Hills High School in 2015. Roush will be retiring after 21 years in the district and will be greatly missed by the students and staff.
“Ann will do great things at Western Hills High School. Her experience as a Principal at Locust Trace and the fact that she has been an Assistant Principal previously at Western Hills will help her tremendously. She will be surrounded by a great staff, great students and wonderful parent community,” said Roush.