Update: Ezell-Harding announces new president

Updated at 9:04 a.m. with press release, additional information, and new photo.

Veteran educator Lindsey Judd has been appointed president of Ezell-Harding Christian School, a preK-12 Christian school located in Nashville.

Dr. Lindsey Judd

“It is with gratitude to God for His direction and guidance that the Ezell-Harding Christian School Board of Directors announces today that Dr. Lindsey Judd has been hired to fill the role of president for the school,” said Mike Martin, board chair.

Judd comes to Ezell with 17 years of classroom, coaching and administrative experience at Goodpasture Christian School in Madison, Tennessee, where he was named Teacher of the Year in 2005.  Prior to his appointment as high school principal at Goodpasture in 2005, Judd was in the classroom for five years teaching chemistry, physical science, pre-calculus and algebra. He also coached both boys and girls soccer and directed summer soccer camps there. In addition, Judd served Goodpasture as a strategic plan committee member, was involved in capital campaigns and was a member of the SACS, SAIS and NCSA accreditation leadership teams for Goodpasture for several years. He currently serves on the legislative council of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association and has served as a member of the Lipscomb University College of Education Board of Visitors.

Judd holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Education from Lipscomb University, where he also played soccer. He also has a Doctorate of Education in educational leadership from Union University.

He will begin his full-time work on June 1, and will be involved in various transition efforts until then.

Ezell-Harding Christian School is a Preschool 2-12th grade independent college-preparatory school that ranks among the most elite private schools in Nashville for academic performance and rigor. Ezell-Harding creates a distinctly Christian learning environment that promotes the ideal of helping each student realize the full potential God has instilled in him or her while pursuing spiritual, academic, athletic, and artistic growth.

Disclosure: The children of AntiochTenn.com owners Clay and Laurie Morgan attend Ezell-Harding Christian School.