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Mr.  Robert  S  Alford
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Principal's Bio


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Welcome to Hunter Middle School.

I am Robert S. Alford and I am beginning my 9th year as principal at Hunter Middle.  It continues to be a privilege for me to serve as principal at Hunter.  Hunter Middle School is a wonderful school with excellent staff, students and parents.

I am a product of Hamilton County Schools.  I went to school for 12 years on one road.  I attended Bess T Shepherd, Tyner Jr., and Tyner High Schools.  I completed both my undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

The 2016 - 2017 school year begins my 34th year in education.  I taught at Ringgold Elementary and Ringgold Middle Schools for my first 10 years in education.  I taught 4th grade and 6th grade.  I begin teaching in Hamilton County in 1993 at Tyner Middle School - teaching 8th grade math/Algebra I.  After 7 years of teaching at Tyner and the year Tyner became a magnet school, I became the assistant principal at Tyner Middle.  I served as assistant principal for 2 1/2 years.  I was then moved to Red Bank Middle School in February 2002 to serve as the principal at Red Bank Middle.   I served as principal at Red Bank Middle for 6 1/2 years.  I moved to Hunter Middle School at the beginning of the 2008 - 2009 school year.  

I am a huge Tennessee Vols fan and attend all of their football games.  I have two Havanese dogs, Marley and Nicholas, as seen in my profile picture.  All of the parents in the car line with dogs know what a huge dog person I am.

We are glad you have chosen to attend Hunter.