Benedictine Military School Principal Dr. Jacob Tyler Horne is in his 12th year at Benedictine Military School and his fifth as principal. He was assistant principal since 2013. Before becoming an administrator, Horne taught at BC. He also served as Social Science Department Chair, advised Model United Nations and Sabre (yearbook), and coached soccer, wrestling, and track & field.
Born in Birmingham, Ala., Horne was raised in the Savannah area. He graduated from Effingham County High School before earning a bachelor's degree in Education from Georgia Southern University in 2008. Horne was hired by Benedictine in 2009. He earned a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Georgia Southern University in 2012, an Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from Valdosta State University in 2016, and an Ed.D. in Education Leadership from Valdosta State University in 2022.
"Jacob is simply one of the best-ever educators I have ever known in my 40 years in education," said retired BC principal Mr. Dennis Daly. "He is humble, intelligent, hardworking, ethical, loyal and mature well beyond his years. No one out-works Jacob, no one has higher standards than Jacob, and no one is more consistent than Jacob."