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The Principal

Anthony Orr in a checked shirt and black tie

Phone: (859) 381-3474

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Anthony Orr

When Orr took the reins in July 2022, he brought 29 years of experience in education, having started his career as a chemistry and physics teacher in Texas. He joined FCPS in 2000 as a chemistry teacher at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, where he went on to become director of the Math, Science, and Technology Center, assistant principal, and principal. After 10 years at Dunbar, Orr became superintendent of the Nelson County Schools, a position he held for seven years. From December 2017 to June 2022, Orr served as superintendent of Powell County Schools. He also has three years of experience as an adjunct professor of graduate education at Campbellsville University. Orr holds a bachelor’s degree in secondary science education from Oral Roberts University, a master’s degree in educational leadership from Eastern Kentucky University, and a doctorate in educational leadership from Northern Kentucky University.