A native of Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Mr. Hudgins earned his undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University before returning home to serve as teacher, coach, and administrator at Norfolk Academy for 22 years. In 1998, he left Virginia for Newnan, GA, where he was Headmaster at The Heritage School. After five years at Heritage, he accepted appointment to the Head of School position at Westchester Country Day in High Point, NC. Additionally, Mr. Hudgins served as Interim Headmaster at Salisbury (NC) Academy, and spent six years as Assistant Headmaster for Institutional Advancement at Girls Preparatory School in Chattanooga, TN.
Mr. Hudgins and his wife Janet have two daughters. Kayleigh, 24, a graduate of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and an IT recruiter in Greensboro, NC and Joanna, 22, a senior majoring in Hotel and Restaurant Management at Auburn University.