Forest Hill Administration
Zac Percoski is Forest Hill Elementary's first principal. Along with former Assistant Principal Kendra Pickens, he established FHES as the newest elementary school in Germantown, Tennessee. Previously, Mr. Percoski served as the principal at Germantown Municipal District School's Farmington Elementary School. Recognized as the Southwest Principal of the Year in 2020-2021, Mr. P (as he's affectionately known) has been the lead learner of FHES since 2019. He is married to Wendy and they have four children in Germantown schools.
Forest Hill is incredibly privileged to have the instructional leadership and expertise of Mr. Percoski.
Christy Bennett joined Forest Hill Elementary as Assistant Principal in July of 2021. She has over 16 years of educational experience, most recently as an Instructional Math and Science Specialist in Desoto County Schools. Mrs. Bennett graduated from Germantown High School and is thrilled to be serving the FHES community in her hometown. She earned her Bachelors degree from the University of Memphis and her Masters and Education Specialist degrees from Union University. Mrs. Bennett is married to Michael and they are the proud "parents" of two Beagle sisters - Daisy and Riley. On the weekends, you'll find her proudly cheering on the Tigers and the Grizzlies!
Joining as Assistant Principal in 2022, Ellie Talley has served public elementary, middle, and high schools in the Memphis area since 2010. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Memphis and an Education Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Arkansas State University. In addition to teaching, Mrs. Talley has served as an Instructional Technology Coach at Houston High School and in various leadership roles throughout her tenure including grade chair, department chair, PLC lead, diversity and inclusion coach, and teacher mentor. Mrs. Talley is married to Charlie and has two teenage sons who attend Houston High School. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, spending time outdoors, and snuggling up with her two Boston Terriers, Polly and Pearl. Mrs. Talley is a proud product of Germantown schools and is excited to be a part of the Fox Family! She is pictured at left with two of our Foxes at the Family Fun Run sponsored by the Forest Hill PTO in the fall of 2022.