Lincoln names Hart as new assistant superintendent

Published 1:00 pm Thursday, August 24, 2023

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Lincoln County Schools named Diana Hart as assistant superintendent/director of academic services. Hart has been the director of pupil personnel for the district since 2020.

Before coming to Lincoln County, she spent time working for Garrard County Schools in various roles. In her 13 years at Garrard County she served as the DPP, principal of Garrard County High School, assistant principal of GCHS and as a teacher at GCHS.

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Hart is eager to begin her new role.

“I plan to hit the ground running since school is already in session,” she said. “I want to help provide the best resources possible for our students and staff. I live here, my kids go to school here and I want the best for all Lincoln County students. I will do whatever it takes to help provide that for them.”

Superintendent Bruce Smith says Hart’s experience will benefit students throughout the district.

“I am very excited that Mrs. Hart has accepted this new role,” Smith said. “She has experience as a classroom teacher, building level administrator and as a district level administrator. That, along with her passion for students and the community, will help guide us forward as a school district.”

Hart and her husband, Clayton, along with their two children, live in Lincoln County. She enjoys attending and participating in church activities, reading, cooking, spending time with friends and family and traveling in her free time.

She will began her new role on Aug. 21.