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Wickersham Named Director of Safety

Mark Wickersham has been named the Director of Safety for Scott County Schools.  He will begin his term effective Monday, March 4, 2014.  A practicing attorney, Wickersham spent five years as a prosecutor in Madison County. Prior to his tenure as an attorney and experience in the Madison County Prosecutor’s office, Wickersham was a police officer in Carrollton, Kentucky.  He is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in Police Administration and Psychology, attended the police academy, and completed law school at Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University.

When asked how his advanced training and past experiences will help in the position of Director of Safety, Wickersham responded, “Everything I have done has led me here.  My experience working closely with schools and first responders, in addition to my training at a specialized branch of the Kentucky State Police Academy, will help as I oversee the safety of students and staff for Scott County Schools and ensure compliance with FEMA, OSHA, and Worker’s Compensation regulations.”

The Director of Safety looks forward to meeting partners from the first responder community and getting to know district teachers, administrators, and staff.  In his role, Wickersham will work closely with teachers, principals, and the safety community as well as the Scott County Board of Education.  Student safety is a top priority for Scott County Schools.  Feel free to contact Wickersham at mark.wickersham@scott.kyschools.us.

Mark Wickersham lives in his hometown, Richmond, Kentucky.  He finds his role with Scott County Schools a natural fit saying he comes from a family of teachers.  He has two sons, ages 8 and 16.

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