Curt Barger, Principal of Benton Junior High, has been in education for eleven years. His career began in Ashdown, Arkansas, where he coached track and football and taught health and physical education. After seven years in Ashdown, he became the principal at Foreman High School. In 2013, he became the principal at Benton Junior High. Mr. Barger graduated from Warren High School. He has a bachelor of science degree from the University of Arkansas Monticello and a master’s degree from Harding University in Searcy. His wife, Donica Barger, is also an employee of Benton School District. They have two children who attend Benton schools.