Jonathan Vincent Named Principal
Edmonson Voice Report:
Warren East High School has named Jonathan Vincent, an Edmonson County native, their new principal during a special called site based decision-making (SBDM) council meeting on Thursday, July 16, 2020. Mr. Vincent currently serves as the assistant principal of WEHS where he began his career in education in 2005. Throughout his tenure, he has served the Raider Community as a teacher, athletic director, dean of students, assistant principal and now principal.
"I am honored to be named the principal of Warren East High School," Vincent told the Edmonson Voice. "I have worked here for fifteen years and it is humbling to be given the opportunity to lead this great school. I hope to work closely with our teachers and staff to provide every possible opportunity for our students to become young, successful citizens in our community."
Warren County Superintendent Rob Clayton issued a statement on Vincent's new role.
“In our community, Warren East High School is recognized for its ‘Raider Pride,’ and long standing traditions that are sometimes generations deep," he said. "I cannot think of an individual who recognizes that more than Mr. Jonathan Vincent. He began his career as a Raider and has never wavered in his commitment to the students, families and community he serves. I am confident that Mr. Vincent’s experience and deep connection with the Raider community will enable him to successfully lead during a very challenging time in K-12 education. He has demonstrated the leadership capacity essential to building upon the school’s rich heritage and success.”
Mr. Vincent steps into the role at Warren East left vacant by another Edmonson County native, Jonathan Williams, who was recently named principal of Edmonson County High School.
He has also served as Head Softball Coach – WEHS – 2007, Head Girls Soccer Coach – WEHS – 2012-2015, 4th Region Athletic Director’s Association President – 2012 – Present, 4th Region Policy Board Chair – 2016 – 2019, as well as several other roles in educational leadership.
Mr. Vincent is a 1999 graduate of Edmonson County High School. He holds degrees from WKU as well as the University of the Cumberlands.
He currently lives in Smiths Grove with his wife, Tiffany, his son Mason (7), and daughter Emma (4). He is the son of Shela Vincent and late Ronnie Vincent.