Mr. Barry Jacks
Phone: (864) 352-6175 Ext 2202
| Barry Jacks earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from Mars Hill University and his Master’s in Administration and Supervision from Clemson University. Mr. Jacks has taught for 22 years and served as a principal at the elementary, middle, and high school level for 20 years. He has served as a principal at three different schools that have received the rating of most improved school. Mr. Jacks has two children and four grandchildren.
Mrs. Hannah Arnold
Assistant Principal of Instruction
Phone: (864) 352-6175 Ext 2203
| Hannah Arnold currently serves as the assistant principal for instruction at Crescent High School. Mrs. Arnold’s educational career encompasses over fifteen years of experience in many facets of the public school system. Prior to serving in an administration role she served the administration department in Abbeville County where she was responsible for the operational aspects of Calhoun Falls High School including scheduling, Title I reporting, Career and Technology Education reporting, financial accounting procedures, and team teaching in the English department. Mrs. Arnold started her school counseling career at Calhoun Falls High School where she served for one year prior to moving to Anderson School District 3 as Director of Guidance.
Mrs. Arnold is a 1997 graduate of Calhoun Falls High School. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Anderson University, a Master of Education Degree in Elementary and Secondary Guidance and Educational Specialist Degree both from Clemson University. Mrs. Arnold earned National Board Certification in School Counseling: Childhood through Adulthood in November 2012. Earning an educational background in both administration and school counseling has afforded her an opportunity to serve the students and faculty with a multi-dimensional leadership background.
Mrs. Arnold resides in Iva with her husband Thomas and their two children Hayden and Adalynn. She is proud to have both of her children attending school in Anderson School District 3.
Mrs. Arnold considers it a privilege to serve the students, teachers, parents, and community members of Anderson School District 3. Mrs. Arnold believes in the importance of developing a world class college and career ready graduate that is a successful and productive community member. She leads this initiative knowing that the teachers of Anderson School District 3 are the number one determining factor in achieving this goal. Mrs. Arnold believes the greatest gift one has to give is the ability to instill hope and a dream that allows a person to achieve more than they ever thought possible. She is truly thankful for the opportunity to serve the Crescent Tiger community.
Mr. Jeff Craft
Assistant Principal / Athletic Director
Phone: (864) 352-6175 Ext 2221
| Jeff Craft is a proud 1985 graduate of Crescent High School. He graduated from Erskine College with a Bachelor’s degree in history, and has a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration with Principal certification.
After graduation from Erskine, Coach Craft worked at his college alma mater from 1989-1995, serving as an admissions counselor and head softball coach during those years. From January 1995 to June 1996, he was the Assistant Director of Admissions at the University of Georgia, and returned to Erskine as Director of Admissions from 1997-2002. He began his career at Crescent teaching United States History in 2002, and has been named Anderson Three District Teacher of the year twice - in 2007 and 2015. In addition, he has served as an assistant softball coach for 13 years. He became the Assistant Principal for Athletics and Facilities in 2016. During his time as a teacher and coach while at Crescent, Coach Craft has served on the Board for both the Palmetto State Teachers Association (PSTA) and the Coaches Association for Women's Sports (CAWS).
Coach Craft’s wife Shawn teaches Physical Education at Iva Elementary and they have two children. Eric is a current sophomore at Wofford College, and Ellie is a sophomore at Crescent.
Mr. John Michael Hall
Assistant PrincipalPhone: (864) 352-6175 Ext 2264
|John Michael Hall serves as an assistant principal at Crescent High School. He earned his Bachelor's of Arts in English Secondary Education from Anderson University in 2010. Mr. Hall completed his first Master’s degree in Education from Anderson University in 2011, and he completed an additional Master’s degree in Educational Administration from the University of South Carolina in 2016. He taught English for seven years at T.L. Hanna High School and for one year at Belton-Honea Path High School. Mr. Hall is originally from Donalds, and he is a graduate of Dixie High School. He and his wife Michelle have been happily married for five years. Mr. Hall is excited to be a part of the Crescent Tiger family and to serve the community members of Anderson School District 3. He looks forward to working closely with students, teachers, parents, and community members.