Ann tramontin bruggeman, Principal
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Year Started: 2021
An alum of both CKS and Lexington Catholic High School, Mrs. Bruggeman has demonstrated a true passion for Catholic education. Ann is a lifelong member of Christ the King Parish and eloquently expressed how her Catholic education has enhanced her own faith and formation. She considers being a servant leader in Catholic Schools a blessing, and she is committed to working with the faith community to fulfill the mission of Christ the King School.
In addition to being a Lexington Catholic alum, she has served in a variety of roles at LC over her 24 year career as a Catholic school educator. Most recently she has served as the Assistant Principal of Student Life and the Director of Exemplar Scholars. Throughout her tenure at Lexington Catholic, she has been successful in the science classroom as a teacher, a capable coach of tennis, a strong administrator as Assistant Principal & Assistant Athletic Director, and an innovative Director of Development & Alumni Relations. All of these roles have provided Ann experience that will be valuable as the principal at Christ the King.
Mrs. Bruggeman has a Bachelors of Science from Transylvania University as well as a Masters of Education from Georgetown College. Ann is married to Kevin Bruggeman and they have two children, Tony and Lucy.
Kelley Taylor '01, DEAN OF STUDENTS
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Year Started: 2009
Mrs. Taylor has a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Middle School English and Language Arts from Georgetown College. She also has a Master's degree in Teacher Leadership with an endorsement in Gifted Education from Georgetown College.
Prior to starting her role as Dean of Students, Mrs. Taylor served as a CKS classroom teacher beginning in 2009, during which time she was awarded the Region 11 (Central KY) Outstanding Civic Education Leadership award and was named a Kentucky Colonel in March 2011. She was also named Edmodian of the Year for 2013.
Christine gibson, School Guidance Counselor
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Year Started: 2015
Mrs. Gibson has a bachelor's degree in English and French Education from Purdue University. Her master's degree in School Counseling and doctorate in Educational Leadership are from The University of Southern Mississippi.
Mrs. Gibson has spent her whole career in education, teaching ten years at the middle school and high school levels and nine years at the college level teaching future teachers. She has served on KTIP committees as a resource teacher and as a teacher educator. Mrs. Gibson has two young children, and when she has any free time she enjoys writing. She has written two books published by Liguori Publications: Saints on Call: Everyday Devotions for Moms, and Stay Mr. and Mrs. After You're Mom and Dad.
TRACY CUPOLO, Preschool director
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Year Started: 1996
Mrs. Cupolo has a Bachelor of Science in Speech and Language Pathology and a degree in Elementary Education from EKU. She also has a Master's degree in Elementary reading Instruction through the University of the Cumberlands. Mrs. Cupolo has presented at the national I Teach K conference, OCEA conference, and co-authored Stirring Up Literacy: A Guide to Teaching Emergent Reading. She also serves as director of the after school program, chairs the Stewardship Committee and organizes the Summer camps at CKS.