Elizabeth Gabehart has been named the new principal of Scott County High School. She has served as an assistant principal at the school since 2019. Gabehart started her career as a teacher at Garth Elementary School. She taught at Anne Mason for 12 years before serving as both an instructional coach and curriculum, instruction, and assessment coach for Franklin County Schools.
“Elizabeth Gabehart is enthusiastic about student success,” commented Superintendent Dr. Kevin Hub. “During her career she has served nearly 20 years in Scott County Schools proving her ability to build meaningful and genuine relationships with all stakeholders.”
“Helping others reach their greatest potential has always been my driving force as an educator,” Gabehart said. “It is an honor to walk hand in hand with students, staff, and our community to ensure excellence at all levels at SCHS.”
Gabehart holds a Bachelor of Arts from Eastern Kentucky University and Master of Arts degrees from both Georgetown College and EKU. She is also a SCHS graduate and proud member of the Class of 1992.
“As a Scott County native and SCHS grad, Ms. Gabehart truly understands and appreciates the needs of SCHS,” stated Billy Parker, Assistant Superintendent and chair of the selection committee. “She is a known and active member of the SCHS community and has a reputation for being readily available to support staff and willing to do what it takes to meet the needs of students.”
Principal Gabehart looks forward to her new role. “I believe that being a lifelong, active part of this community will allow me the unique ability to motivate and grow the current and future students of SCHS,” Gabehart said.
Elizabeth and husband Mike reside in Georgetown. Sons Blake Harris and Bryce Gabehart, both SCHS graduates, are now college students. Brenden is a student at Scott County Middle School.