Degrees and Certifications:

-Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Athens State University -Master’s Degree in Educational Administration, University of North Alabama -Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S.), University of North Alabama -Ph.D. in Instructional Leadership, University of Alabama.

Dr. Wesley Hester

Dr. Hester has served in the education field for 18 years. He is in his sixth year as Principal at Thompson High School. Before coming to THS, he was Principal at Montevallo High School for two years. He was assistant principal at Columbiana Middle for four years before coming to Thompson Sixth Grade Center for more than one year. Before Dr. Hester worked at Columbiana Middle, he served six years as a teacher and coach and more than one year as athletics director at Belgreen High School.

Dr. Hester has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Athens State University, a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration and an Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S.) from the University of North Alabama. In 2012, he earned a Ph.D. in Instructional Leadership from the University of Alabama.