Matthew Boehman has been chosen as the next principal of Christian County High School. The CCHS site-based decision-making council announced the appointment virtually Tuesday night after a lengthy closed session.

Christopher Bentzel is leaving the CCHS principal’s chair to become the new superintendent of Christian County Public Schools.

Boehman holds a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University and two master’s degrees from Murray State University

Before joining CCPS, Boehman taught history and coached football at Trigg County High School.

In 2011, Boehman was named the principal of Pembroke Elementary School. He eventually assuming his current duties as the assistant principal of CCHS.

“I am excited to be the next principal of Christian County High School. The students and staff are fantastic, hardworking people,” Boehman said in a news release. “I am honored to be a part of the Colonel family.”

The school received five total applications for the position. Of those five, three candidates were interviewed.

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