HCBA News Release
SEYMOUR — The board of trustees of Harrison-Chilhowee Baptist Academy/The King’s Academy unanimously elected Matthew Mercer as president/headmaster in a specially called board meeting on the academy campus Thursday, June 28. Mercer currently serves as headmaster of First Baptist Academy in Powell. He assumed his new duties July 1.
Mercer becomes the eighth person to hold the title “president” since 1932 when the academy began operations as Harrison-Chilhowee Baptist Academy.
Mercer will replace Walter Grubb, who will retire July 31, after seven years of service as principal and 24 years as academy president/headmaster. [Read more…]