MEMPHIS, Tenn. (BNc) — Harding Academy Memphis announced on its website earlier today the appointment of Trent Williamson as its new president, effective June 1, 2012.

Williamson was a teacher and coach at Harding from 1990-95. His wife teaches at Harding, and his children attend the school as well.

Harding also released a short video of the announcement and Williamson’s acceptance of the post.

Dean of Students Paul Goddard said he was “very thankful” for the choice of Williamson.

Williamson is a member of the Highland congregation.