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JCPS: Western HS principal brought to hospital after incident with student

Western High School Principal Anthony Sieg was brought to the hospital after a student made...
Western High School Principal Anthony Sieg was brought to the hospital after a student made physical contact with him on Dec. 7.(Source: Steven Richard, WAVE 3 News)
Published: Dec. 8, 2021 at 10:48 AM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The principal of Western High School was hospitalized after a student “made physical contact” with him on Tuesday.

Jefferson County Public Schools spokesperson Renee Murphy confirmed to WAVE 3 News the principal, Anthony Sieg, was brought to the hospital as a precaution after the incident.

He was released after about an hour and a half, Murphy said.

No further details were provided regarding the incident with the student.

Violence has plagued JCPS schools since students started the school year in August, with at least 14 guns brought by students so far this school year. At least two of those incidents happened at Western High School, both in November.

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