Michael Griffin has been selected as principal of Browning Springs Middle School. He has served as assistant principal of the school since July 2021.
“I would like to thank our Site Based Decision Making Council and Mrs. Smith for this opportunity,” Griffin said. “The Springs has held a special place in my heart since I joined the staff 8 years ago, and I look forward to continuing to lead our Bears to excellence.”
His previous roles in Hopkins County Schools include working as curriculum coordinator, math teacher, and athletic director at Browning Springs. He has also coached middle school academic teams and a middle school baseball team.
Griffin earned a bachelor’s degree in middle school education math/social studies and a Rank 1 in education leadership, both from Murray State University, and a master’s degree in teacher leadership with a math focus from University of the Cumberlands.
He was named Hopkins County Schools Middle School Teacher of the Year for 2019-2020.
“Mr. Griffin has a heart for our BSMS students and community,” said Hopkins County Schools Superintendent Amy Smith. “His passion is evident in his daily actions and we look forward to supporting him as he transitions into this new role.”