Hardin High School Principal
Mr. Stacy Tucker M.Ed. is the Hardin High School Principal. Mr. Tucker is beginning his third year with HISD. Previously, Mr. Tucker was the principal of Ballinger Junior High School in Ballinger, Texas. While there, he was selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as a Region 15 Outstanding Principal of the Year. TASSP recognizes outstanding principals and assistant principals based upon exemplary performance and outstanding leadership from the twenty region Education Service Centers in the state.
Stacy Tucker is excited to continue his role as instructional leader for Hardin High School. He attended West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. He attended Lamar University and was awarded a Master of Education in School Administration. Stacy Tucker sees himself as continuing the long tradition of excellence at Hardin High School. Mr. Tucker believes, “If you talk to anyone about our school, the folks will tell you about the pride they have in the deep tradition of the school. The walls echo of students’ academic and extracurricular successes that go back generations. I am proud to continue to grow the tradition. I want our students to have pride in the past, innovate today, and ultimately be prepared for their future. It is a growth mindset that I believe parents, teachers, students, and the community expect. This expectation will permeate the hallways of HHS and extend beyond these walls into academics, leadership, and community service. Students will know that we care about their future, and we are invested in their outcome.” Mr. Tucker is honored to continue as the Principal at Hardin High School.
Mr. Tucker is married to his amazingly talented wife Amanda. She is also a teacher within the district. Together they have two wonderful children, Olivia in 9th grade and Wyatt in 4th grade. They give him and his wife so much joy every day.
Hardin High School Assistant Principal
Tanya Cain M.Ed
Mrs. Cain is honored and proud to serve as the Assistant Principal of Hardin High School where students and faculty are excited about learning. Here at Hardin High, we build positive relationships that will nurture the heart and educate the mind of our scholars. We also take pride in partnering with our parents and community to celebrate the growth of our students and their academic successes.
She completed her undergraduate work at Texas A&M University-Commerce, and continued her graduate studies at Texas A&M University where she obtained the following degrees: Master of Education in Education Technology. Lastly, she recevied my Principal Certificate from Lamar University.
Her career in education began teaching Middle School Math. She has also taught High School CTE classes as well as being the CTE Department Chair for three years before coming to Hardin. Last year, Mrs. Cain was the Assistant Principal at Hardin Junior High and is very excited to be at Hardin High School for the 2021-2022 School year.
When she is not at school, she enjoys spending time with my husband, Paul, of 24 years, their adult children, Ashleigh and Wade and her fur babies. They enjoy camping, fishing, hunting as well as hanging out at home.
"Hardin High School is an amazing place to work. I am happy to be a part of the Hardin ISD family and look forward to an exciting school year!"
Mrs. Cain's motto: I am not a World Changer but a CHANGER OF WOLRDS!!!