In the Spring of 2020 Dr. Sapp retired from 27 years of public education and was hired as an associate professor in the Education Division at Lindsey Wilson College where he currently lives in Columbia Kentucky.
Dr. Brennon Sapp grew up in Leitchfield, a small town in South Central Kentucky. He earned a bachelor's degree in both math and chemistry from Western Kentucky University. Upon graduation, he began teaching at his own alma mater in Grayson County, the county's only high school. He stayed there for nine years, serving as science department chair for seven years. During this time, Dr Sapp also earned a master's degree in math and education from WKU.
In 1996, Dr. Sapp developed Kentucky's first high school course in forensic science. The course evolved over many years, growing from a half-credit introductory survey, to a full-year upper-level class. Student enrollment in the course was unprecedented. The resources and materials developed for this course were published in 2004 by EOA Scientific and again in 2011 by Idaho Virtual Learning.
From fall 2003 until the spring 2005, Dr. Sapp enjoyed teaching at North Oldham High School in Goshen, Kentucky. He served as science department chair while teaching Forensic Science, Chemistry, and Astronomy. Additionally, he developed/taught a senior project class and jointly instituted "May Term" under the umbrella of the Vanguard initiative. Dr. Sapp served as the Instructional Coach at Carroll County High School in Carrollton, Kentucky during the 2005-2006 school year. It was during this time that he received his Certification in Administrative Leadership. From the fall of 2006 through the spring of 2009. Dr. Sapp enjoyed working at Dixie Heights High School in Northern Kentucky as an assistant principal Kenton County, the most progressive school system in Northern Kentucky, is moving toward schools of study. Dr. Sapp completed his educational doctorate in educational leadership at the University of Louisville in the May of 2010 while working as the Director of Secondary Education in Kenton County.
Dr. Sapp was honored to serve as the Principal of Scott High School in Kenton County from the fall of 2010 through the Spring of 2020. During that time the school performed as high as 88th percentile in academic performance, touted the 15th highest growth factor in the state, facilitated students receiving dual college credits than any other school in Northern Kentucky, and implemented a strong student centered school culture.