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Boonville High Administration

The administrative staff at Boonville High School is fully dedicated to maintaining an environment that is conducive to academic success for every student.

BHS Principal

Mrs. Julie Kemp



Mrs. Kemp is starting her 1st year as the Principal of Boonville High School. Prior to guiding the Pioneers, she was Principal for six years at Boonville Middle School. Mrs. Kemp joined the Boonville Middle family in July of 2018 with experience as a teacher, principal and K-12 curriculum/ professional development coordinator.

Mrs. Kemp lives outside of Boonville with her husband, Mike. They are the proud parents of 2 children, Jordan and Zach. As a family, they love traveling to national parks, camping, hiking and spending as much time as they can together.

Mrs. Kemp is excited to continue the Pioneer legacy. She believes the sense of community, as well as the dedication of the staff and community to create the best possible experience for students, is what makes BHS the place to be.

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Photo of Asst. Principal

Mr. Tad Powless


Vice Principal

Mr. Powless began his educational career at Washington Middle School in 1992. During his time at Washington Middle School, Mr. Powless taught 6th Grade Reading, Math, and Social Studies and 6th-8th Grade Physical Education.  He coached girls and boys basketball and boys track/cross country at Washington Middle School and football at Bosse High School.

Mr. Powless was hired as an administrator in Warrick County in 1999, and he has served in multiple capacities throughout his career. He is beginning his tenure as the Boonville High School Assistant Principal this school year (2024-25).

Mr. Powless and his wife, Krystal, have three daughters Kaci, Katelyn, and Karley and two granddaughters, Aubrey and Nora.