Anthony Hatchell, a Shelby County native and the principal at Mayfield High School, is the new principal at Martha Layne Collins High School.
Hatchell, who was a football and baseball star who went on to to be the head coach at Henry County and Anderson County High Schools, will start his new job on Aug. 1.
"I'm very excited about the opportunity," Hatchell told The Sentinel-News on Thursday morning.
Hatchell has been the principal at Mayfield for four years. He said he would wrap up his duties there by the end of the month.