Thomas Harvell Named Principal of Richbourg School

Congratulations to Tommy Harvell for being named the Principal of Richbourg School!

In 2010, Mr. Thomas Harvell began his teaching career at Rutherford High School as an Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Teacher and athletic coach. He taught a self-contained ESE high school class with students possessing a wide range of varying exceptionalities while coaching football and weightlifting.  In 2013, he joined the Okaloosa County School District and taught an ESE Social Studies class at Crestview High School. In his 6th week of teaching, he was offered a position as a Teacher on Special Assignment (TSA) in the discipline office and assisted with various administrative duties. In 2014, Mr. Harvell became the Assistant Principal of Discipline and Facilities at Crestview High School and has served in that position for 10 years. He worked closely with the Social Studies and Science departments as their immediate administrator, among other responsibilities. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from Florida State University and received his master’s degree at Middle Tennessee State University in Sports Management and a Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership K-12. 

Mr. Harvell is passionate about all students having the opportunity to get their education while reaching their potential and finding success at whatever their future goals may be.  He is grateful for his amazing family and friends who have supported his journey which has landed him with the opportunity to serve the Richbourg School students, staff, and community.