Principal: Brandy Holley
Mrs. Holley is entering her 15th year in education and her 4th year as the Principal of Mount Sterling Elementary. Mrs. Holley has had experience in teaching at the elementary level in Nicholas and Montgomery counties and has served in an administrative role at McNabb Middle school prior to coming to MSE.
Mrs. Holley received both her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Master’s degree in Instructional Leadership from Morehead State University. While at MSU, Mrs. Holley was a member of the Women’s Soccer team and several service organizations.
Mrs. Holley is very excited to begin her 4th year as the principal of MSE. MSE has accomplished some amazing things in the past few years and we are all looking forward to seeing what the future holds. MSE prides itself on being innovative and thinking outside the box. Mrs. Holley and her team plan to continue the focus on high levels of academic achievement and high expectations coupled with the overall development of children, through communication, visibility and accountability. She believes that ALL students can learn at high levels and that no school can be successful without a strong relationship and commitment from the parents.
Mrs. Holley resides in Mount Sterling with her husband Brian and their 3 children, Liza, Chandler and Jack. She has two German Shorthaired Pointers named Sadie and Sam. In her free time, Mrs. Holley enjoys reading and traveling with her family.
Assistant Principal: Tyson Steelman
Mr. Steelman is entering her 11th year in education and his 1st year as Assistant Principal of Mount Sterling Elementary. Before becoming the Assistant Principal at Mount Sterling Elementary Mr. Steelman professional career was very diverse. Mr. Steelman held the positions as the Alternate Learning Center Teacher at Bowling Green High School, 7th Grade Science and 8th Grade Pre-AP Biology Teacher at South Warren Middle School, and as the Science Department Chair and 7th Grade Science at Beaumont Middle School in Lexington, Ky. He has also coached a variety of high school sports including five years of varsity football and baseball at BGHS, five years at SWHS, and the last three years coaching baseball at the Sayre school in Lexington.
Mr. Steelman received his Bachelor's degree in Science and teaching certificate while attending Campbellsville University and Western Kentucky University. While at CU, Mr. Steelman was a member of the Men's Football and Baseball team. Mr. Steelman received his Masters and Rank I in adminstration from The University of the Cumberlands.
Mr. Steelman is excited to start his first year as Assistant Principal at MSE and looks forward to upholding the rich history and academic excellence that MSE offers. Mr. Steelman resides in Lexington, Ky with his Wife Ashley and their two identical twin boys, Brecken and Brooks. Mr. Steelman enjoys coaching, playing golf, working out, and spending time with family.