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Mr.  Finley  King
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Mr. Finley King is a 1983 graduate of Chattanooga Central High School.  He received his Bachelors Degree from The University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1988.  In 2003, he earned his Masters Degree in School Administration for Lincoln Memorial University.

He has taught in Oak Ridge Tennessee at Jefferson Middle School and then moved back home to Chattanooga where he taught 11yrs. at Chattanooga Middle School.  He came back to Central High School as an assistant principal in 2003 and was in that role for 5 years. He has been the Principal of Central High School since the fall of 2008.

He served as President of the Hamilton County Principals Association during the 2013-14 school year and he has been honored as the Principal of the year by the Hamilton County PTSA and also the Administrator of the Year for the Tennessee High School Press Association.

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