Mr. Blankenship arrives to Rose Park from Haynes Middle School where he served as principal for 9 years.Mr. Blankenship was previously principal at Two Rivers Middle School and assistant principal at Neely’s Bend Middle School.
A Trevecca Nazarene University graduate with a bachelor’s and master’s in education, he began his career with Metro Schools teaching at Cameron Middle School. He is a graduate of the Principals’ Leadership Academy of Nashville (PLAN) at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development. He is a former president of the Nashville Middle Schools Principals Association.