High School Director, New Principal for Study Approved - June 11, 2013

Record Number: 10079
Displayed from: Jun 11, 2013 , until: Jul 31, 2013

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved two administrative appointments Monday, June 10.

Tim Bobay, Study Elementary Tim Bobay will become principal of Study Elementary School. Bobay has served as principal of Bloomingdale since 2010. He began his career in education in 1999 with East Allen County Schools. In 2006, he came to Fort Wayne Community Schools as an assistant principal at Fairfield Elementary, and in 2007 was named principal of South Wayne Elementary. At Study, he replaces Brandon White, who is moving to Haley Elementary.

Chris Hissong, High School Area Director Chris Hissong joins FWCS after spending 33 years as a teacher and administrator in East Allen County Schools. Hissong started as a P.E. teacher at Paul Harding High School in 1980. Ten years later, he became an assistant principal, and in 1994, became principal of New Haven Middle School. In 2000, he took over as principal at Heritage Junior-Senior High School, where he stayed for a decade. Since 2010, he has served as the Executive Director of School Management for EACS. As High School Area Director, he will work with High School Area Administrator Debra Faye Williams-Robbins in overseeing and supporting the District’s high schools.


With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.