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Harry Jennings Rucker, American principal. Certified teacher, secondary principal, superintendent, Kentucky. Named Kentucky Distinguished Educator, 1993.

Background

Rucker, Harry Jennings was born on February 28, 1944 in Huntington, West Virginia, United States. Son of Harry William and Iva Andrea (Stevens) Rucker.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kentucky Southern College, 1965. Master of Arts in Education, University Louisville, 1984. Certified rank I administrator, Western Kentucky University, 1988.

Career

Teacher, Bloomfield (Kentucky) High School, 1965-1969, 74-76;teacher, Waggener High School, Louisville, 1969-1974;teacher, Mount Washington (Kentucky) Junior High School, 1974-1975;teacher, Nelson County High School, Bardstown, Kentucky, 1976-1988;Job Training Partnership Act coordinator, Nelson County High School, Bardstown, Kentucky, 1982-1988;assistant principal, Glasgow (Kentucky) High School, 1988-1991;principal, Glasgow (Kentucky) High School, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, secondary principal, superintendent, Kentucky.

Membership

Lieutenant Fern Creek (Kentucky) Fire Department, 1970. Committeeman Explorer Post, Boy Scouts American, Bardstown, 1986. County chairman Attorney General Campaign, Bardstown, 1984.

Deacon Glasgow Baptist Church, 1992. President 4th District Education Association, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, 1978-1979, Nelson County Education Association, Bardstown, 1977-1978. Member National Association Secondary School Principals, Kentucky Association Secondary School Principals, Kentucky High School Athletic Association (district representative 1990-1992), Glasgow Chamber of Commerce (committeeman 1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: shooting, collecting guns, reading, agribusiness, bicycling.

Connections

Married Emily Margaret Jasper, November 18, 1967. Children: Bruce, Nancy.

father:
Harry William Rucker

mother:
Iva Andrea (Stevens) Rucker

spouse:
Emily Margaret Jasper

child:
Bruce Rucker

child:
Nancy Rucker