Nathan Jones, a Quirky Addition to the Cardinal Nation


Teacher Nathan Jones smiles exuberantly next to a poster of George Orwell

Q: Where did you graduate from high school?

A: “Henry Clay High School”


Q: Where did you get your degree?

A: “I graduated with a B.A. in English from the University of Kentucky and a Master of Arts in Education from Eastern Kentucky University.”


Q: Where were you previously employed? 

A: “Last year I taught at Frederick Douglass. I have also taught at EKU, Bluegrass Community and Tech College. Aside from teaching, I worked in the state government for the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security, the Alcoholic Beverage Control, and the Legislature.”


Q: How long did you work at your previous places of employment? 

A: “One year at Douglass, nine years at BCTC, and four at EKU. I worked ten years in state government.” 


Q: What was your official title at your previous places of employment?”

A: “ Teacher. With the state, I was with public information.”


Q: What did you spend most of your time doing? 

A: “English 101 and 102 at BCTC and EKU. I worked in public affairs and communications with the state. At Douglass, I taught Dual Credit, English I and Freshman Seminar.” 


Q: What encouraged you to start working at SCHS? 

A: “Nate Doggy-Dog needed a jobby-job.”


Q: How have you enjoyed your job so far? 

A: “I really enjoy teaching at SCHS. The faculty and staff are awesome. The students have been great.”


Q: Is there anything different about working here than anywhere else you’ve worked?

A: “There is more school spirit here. I also think the dedication from the faculty and staff is very evident.”


Q: What is one thing that makes SCHS different than any other place you have worked at before?

A: “It is in Georgetown.” 


Q: What is your favorite memory from working at SCHS so far?

A: “I’m not sure at this point.”


Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: “I’m married with two kids. I enjoy spending time with my family. I like to work out, as well. I also enjoy playing music.”