Mellissa Deschamps, Interim Principal
Mellissa graduated from Florida Southern College in 2001 and moved to TN to be with her family. After eight years in social work, she entered her career as a teacher in the 2011/12 school year. Mellissa taught 5th and 6th grade at Whitthorne Middle School for several years. She continued her master's level work in educational leadership and technology integration at Lipscomb University. She and her husband Nick have two children, Kacen and Karter.
Kevin Chirco, Assistant Principal
Kevin Chirco is joining Battle Creek Middle School after his family moved to Tennessee this past year. He graduated from Arizona State University and has spent the past three school years as an assistant principal at the elementary level. Prior to this, Mr. Chirco spent six years in the classroom teaching 3rd through 5th grade. Kevin and his wife Katie have two young children, Jackson and Charlotte. In his free time, he enjoys playing baseball and being outdoors.