Mike Kinnard, Principal

Mike Kinnard spent the last two years as Battle Creek Middle Schools Assistant Principal and the previous six years at Spring Hill Middle School, both as an English teacher and assistant principal.
  Before that, he spent three years working for Cheatham County Schools both as a high school English teacher and principal.  Mr. Kinnard has 17 years with Maury County Schools.  Mr. Kinnard has also worked as a teacher and coach at Columbia Academy High School and Lewis County High School.  Mr. Kinnard has coached baseball, football, basketball, tennis, and golf.  He is originally from Columbia and attended Baker Elementary, Whitthorne Middle, and Columbia Central.  Mr. Kinnard did his undergraduate and master's level work at Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, TN.  He completed his Educational Specialist degree online through Nova Southeastern University.  Mr. Kinnard and his wife Sharon have three children and ten grandchildren.  His favorite hobbies include watching Cardinals' baseball and traveling.

Kinnard Named Battle Creek Middle Principal

Melissa Deschamps, Assistant Principal

Graduated from Florida Southern College in 2001 and moved to TN to be with family. After 8 years in social work, I entered my career as a teacher in the 2011/12 schoolyear. I have only taught 5th and 6th grades. My husband Nick and I have two children Kacen, 12 and Karter, 2. I am inspired by my faith and family. I love being with my family and watching my oldest play soccer.