BONIFAY – The Holmes County School Board recently made the decision to hire Tim Baggett to fill the role of Principal at Holmes County High School.
Baggett, a native of Jackson County, has been in education since 1999 when he was asked to come to Marianna High School to coach. It was there he found his love for education.
After serving 11 years in the United States Marine Corp where he fought in the Gulf War, Baggett worked in law enforcement including stints in SWAT and narcotics divisions in South and Central Florida. From there.
Baggett spent 10 years in the Wakulla County School System beginning in 2003. He then returned to Jackson County at Grand Ridge School in 2012 where he moved into administration in 2015.
says HCHS felt like a good fit. Â“The position at Holmes County High
School feels like a place where I can make a positive difference in the
lives of students and the community,Â” said Baggett.
Monday, August 2 marked the first day back to work for faculty in Holmes County where Baggett said he was excited for the new school year. Â“I am very excited to have a group of teachers that are extremely motivated and want to make a difference,Â” said Baggett.
The primary goal Baggett has set for HCHS year is creating success. Â“The most important goal that we have this year at HCHS is this,Â” said Baggett. Â“We will create a culture of success with staff and students alike.Â”