Scott Huerkamp Named Assistant Principal of Choctawhatchee HS

The School Board unanimously approved the selection of Scott Huerkamp as the Assistant Principal of Choctawhatchee High School during the March 12 Board meeting.

Huerkamp is a product of the Okaloosa County School system having attended Longwood Elementary and Meigs Junior High School, graduating from Choctawhatchee High School. He received his Bachelor’s, Master’s and Specialist Degrees from Florida State University and is certified in Social Studies, Business Education and Educational Leadership.

“Scott has deep roots in education as his mother has been a dedicated teacher to Okaloosa County School district for many years and currently teaches at Lewis School,” said Superintendent Dr. Alexis Tibbetts. “As a young teacher, Mr. Huerkamp was at the forefront of the technology revolution and has not only taught but coordinated technology programs at Crestview High School, Bruner Middle School, Lincoln High School in Leon County and Choctaw High School.  He has also taught Technology Education on-line classes for Florida State University.” 

Huerkamp is committed to Choctawhatchee High School, increasing technology access and career technical education. He has managed the Choctawhatchee High School website, worked with at-risk students in an alternative education program and assisted in establishing the IT program CHOICE Academy. Through this program he has helped over 250 Choctawhatchee High School students earn an industry professional certification in IT. 

“Scott will assist in building on the high standards and accomplishments, pride and tradition already established at Choctawhatchee High School,” said Tibbetts. “He is dedicated to supporting teachers and helping students achieve their potential.”

Huerkamp is a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church where he works with the youth program.