FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ/Woodford Sun) – Danny Adkins’ resignation as Floyd County Schools’ superintendent has been announced. Adkins will soon move to his next position as Woodford County Schools’ new superintendetn.
Adkins has served as the superintendent for Floyd County Schools for three years after having held various roles in the education system from elementary school principal to bus driver.
The Morehead State, Union College and University of the Cumberlands alum made an impact professionally and personally in the community. Adkins served on the Local
Superintendent Advisory Council and has been selected as the Excellence in Leadership Award from the Kentucky Association of Professional Educators. Additionally, he was known for his signature selfies to show his love for the people.
Chief of Communication Pam Caudill said, “Many times when Mr. Adkins is in schools or
at events, students approach him and start conversations. Seeing students at ease with the
superintendent is an indication of the culture he created in our district.”
Commenting on his role in establishing the Floyd County School of Innovation (FCSI), FCSI Principal Christina Crase shared, “I think part of Mr. Adkins’ legacy in Floyd County is how he always exceeded expectations to make sure opportunities of all types are provided for kids, especially college and career routes. FCSI has and will continue to provide hands on opportunities for students to take charge of their futures thanks to Mr. Adkins. He focuses on the whole student and because of his support, we’ve already changed lives with some students having jobs instantly after graduating high school and with other students knowing what they want to do with their lives.”
Regarding leaving Floyd County, Adkins said, “I was honored when I was selected as superintendent of Floyd County Schools and I am even more honored to have been a part of this incredible district. The commitment to students, the level of expectation that teachers have for themselves and the overwhelming belief in our children is something prevalent in Floyd County and something that will always remain with me. I will miss my Floyd County family and I will always be a fan of Floyd County Schools.”
“I want to thank this board for putting [its] faith in me and giving me the opportunity,” commented Adkins as he looks forward to his new role in Woodford County. “And I want to ask the community to give me a chance – and I promise you we’ll embrace each other and we’re going to get together on things that we need to do for our kids.”
Adkins and his wife Cindy plan to move to Woodford County as he looks to make an impact as he begins his next position July 1.