Ben Hudson

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Ben Hudson is the principal of Mountain Brook Junior High School, beginning his tenure in the 20082009 school year.

Hudson earned his bachelor's degree in history from the University of Alabama. He then went on to get his certification in Secondary Education at the University of North Alabama, an M.A. in Political Science, and a Master’s in Educational Leadership from UAB.

Hudson was a history teacher at Hewitt-Trussville High School starting in 1991. In 1998 he became assistant principal of Tarrant High School, serving there until he took the assistant principal position of Mountain Brook High School in 2002. In 2008 he was appointed principal of Mountain Brook Junior High School to replace the retiring Garry Rickard.

Hudson and his wife, Cathleen, live in Hoover with three children: Ben, Claudia, and Lucy.

Preceded by:
Garry Rickard
Mountain Brook Junior High Principal
Succeeded by:


  • Wolfson, Hannah. (March 19, 2008). "Hudson named principal at Mt. Brook Junior High." The Birmingham News
  • "Ben Hudson Selected to Lead Mountain Brook Junior High." (May 2008). The Reporter, 15. Published by Mountain Brook Schools.