Robby Asberry is the 2021 Kentucky Secondary Schools Principal of the Year. He is the Principal at Ohio County High School, where he graduated from in 1992. Prior to becoming the Principal, he has had many experiences in his twenty-four years in education including classroom teacher, Athletic Director, and various coaching positions. He completed his education with a Bachelors in Education, Masters in Administration, Rank I with endorsements in the areas of Supervisor of Instruction, DPP, and Level II Administration. He has also completed his Superintendent Endorsement Certification. He has been an Administrator for the last thirteen years of his career. He started his Administrative career as the Principal of Ohio County Day Treatment for three years before accepting the Assistant Principal’s position at Ohio County High School. He was their Assistant Principal for five years before becoming the Principal five years ago.
Under his leadership, Ohio County High School improved its college and career readiness every year. In the last two assessment years, OCHS finished as the number one academic school in their region. OCHS also finished in the top twenty-five out of the entire state in the area of Transition Readiness and top fifty in overall accountability. Ohio County High School was named a National Finalist for the College Success Gold Award. This award celebrates schools that have a multi-year track record of preparing students to succeed in college.
"It is a huge honor being named the 2021 Secondary School Principal of the Year! I give all the credit for our school success to the hard work and dedication our OCHS students and staff have put in during my five years as Principal!
“Ohio County High School is a great school! I believe we have a great school in regards to our academic assessments, transition readiness, school culture, and school spirit! I believe effort, high expectations, and school spirit are the biggest indicator of student and school success. This emphasis has increased student success and achievement.”
“My goal is for all Ohio County High School students to graduate with love and pride in their school and be ready to transition to a productive member of our community. Student learning is the fundamental purpose of school, and I make it my focus EVERYDAY!”