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The HMS Administration Team

Dr. Mathew G. Epps, Principal

principalDr. Epps has 16 years experience as an educator, with the last 7 being in administration. Prior to becoming principal at Helena Middle School, he served as assistant principal at Oak Mountain High School and Midfield High School. He received his bachelors in Early Childhood and Elementary Education and masters, specialist, and doctoral degree in Instructional Leadership from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Kristen Glover, Assistant Principal

Glover Ms. Glover has over 10 years of experience in public education and most recently served as the assistant principal at Oak Mountain Intermediate. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English and secondary education as well as her master’s degree in secondary education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She also earned certification in educational leadership from the University of West Alabama. Mrs. Glover has an education specialist degree in instructional leadership from the University of West Alabama.

Henry Long, Assistant Principal

Long Long has over 9 years of experience in education and is entering his 3rd year as Assistant Principal at Helena Middle School. Mr. Long earned his Bachelors degree in Operational Meteorology from Mississippi State University. Mr. Long also earned his Masters degree in Secondary Science Education, his Educational Specialist degree in Instructional Technology, and his Administrative certificate, all from the University of Montevallo.