Ken Dunlap Obituary – Hardin Valley Academy right hand head Ken Dunlap has kicked the bucket, the area affirmed Thursday. Dunlap was 57.
Chief Rob Speas recalled a partner who went the additional mile for understudies, was loaded with snickers and appreciated watercolor painting.
“Ken had an incredible awareness of what’s actually funny,” Speas said in an instant message to Knox News. “As an (associate) head, he generally searched for the dark horse understudy who required the additional help.”
“He ‘received’ kids at need at Christmas, consistently would ensure kids had enough food at home, he would compensate kids for settling on the correct choice.”
Speas had known Dunlap since 2008, he said.
School families got an email from Speas on Thursday evening.
“It is with profound lament that we advise you that we have had a new staff passing in our school network. Mr. Ken Dunlap, HVA collaborator head, died surprisingly. This misfortune makes certain to raise numerous feelings, concerns, and inquiries for our whole school, particularly our understudies,” the email read.
Educational committee part Betsy Henderson, who was chosen in November, said she didn’t work straightforwardly with Dunlap yet realized he contacted the school network from numerous points of view, including working snack bars at school occasions.
She said one of her dear companions who works at the school educated her concerning a period where Dunlap finished a staff assessment. Henderson’s companion had an innovation issue. Dunlap consoled her with a wink and said “you got this.”
“Ken Dunlap was a long-term worker of Knox County Schools and contacted the lives of numerous during his experience with us,” region representative Carly Harrington said. “He will be incredibly missed.”
His reason for death was not delivered.
Dunlap had been at Hardin Valley Academy for a very long time and in training for a very long time, as indicated by the school’s site.
The school tweeted about the “delicate goliath.
Powell High custom curriculum instructor and collaborator football trainer Zack Gibson said he was “devastated” to know about the news.
Karns High young lady’s soccer mentor Jeff Monckton said he was “thankful” for the instructing opportunity Dunlap gave him.