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This March 18, 2019, photo shows Paducah Tilghman High School Dean of Students Allison Stieg receiving a hug from Site-Based Decision Making Council member George Ross after Stieg was announced as the school’s next principal.

PADUCAH — Paducah Tilghman High School Dean of Students Allison Stieg will be the school’s principal next school year.

The announcement was made Monday. Stieg will take over after Principal Art Davis retires on June 30.

Before she became dean of students, Stieg taught math and coached girls’ basketball. She has been with Paducah Public Schools for 17 years, and she has worked in education for 27 years overall.

Steig said her priorities as principal will include the new state graduation requirements, school safety, and the new Innovation Hub.