Originally from Hopkinsville, Mr. Marshall graduated from Hopkinsville High School in 1987. He then went on to Hopkinsville Community College before transferring to Western Kentucky University, where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in middle school education with an emphasis in special education, emotional/behavioral disorders and social studies. He went on to earn a Master's Degree and Rank I from WKU in guidance counseling.
Mr. Marshall went on to earn another Master's Degree from Murray State University in School Administration. He also holds certifications for Superintendent, Director of Pupil Personnel, and Instructional Supervisor. He received his first teaching job in Henderson County in 1994, where he spent seven years working in the Emotional Behavior Disorder's program and as the girl's golf coach. Over his time as a coach, Mr. Marshall's teams won two regional titles, and two runner up regional titles. His team finished in the top ten of each state tournament.
Since then, he was the guidance counselor at Webster County High for four years. He served as the assistant principal and athletic director four years, and was the principal of Slaughter Elementary/Middle School for two in Webster County. He then moved home to Hopkinsville and became the Principal of Todd County Central High School. While at Todd County he helped guided the school to a distinguished ranking on the state accountability rating and a top six percent ranking of all high schools in the state.
Most recently he was the Director of Pupil Personnel/Operations/Health and Safety for Webster County, where he was having to drive an hour to work each day. Marshall said all the varied experience has helped prepare him for his new job. I am very proud of where my career has taken me and the road I have traveled, because it has lead me to this point which is home.