High School Principal
Mr. Jonathan Bucher
Before joining the East Pennsboro team, he has served as a classroom teacher and Special Education Consultant at the IU 13, as well as an Assistant Principal at Manheim Township Middle School and Warwick High School. While a teacher at the IU 13 Jonathan and his team won the IU 13 Team Work Award, selected from over 2,000 instructional employees.
Jonathan is a 1996 graduate of Greenwood High School, where he played football (at Newport High School), and basketball on the 1996 Undefeated District 3 championship team and threw shot put and discus for the track team.
After high school, he earned a football scholarship to play at Millersville where he was an All-Conference, 3-year starter at defensive tackle on the 1998 Conference Championship team. In 1999 he was named to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, one of the most coveted off-the-field honors in college football. The Good Works Team® award recognizes college football players who dedicate their time to bettering the community and the lives of others. Other famous recipients of the award are Eli Manning in 2002 and Peyton Manning in 1997.
Mr. Bucher completed his Bachelor of Arts – Sociology from Millersville University, his Post Baccalaureate in Special Education Certification from Immaculata University and his Masters of Science in Educational Leadership from Temple University.
Outside of school Jonathan enjoys spending time with his wife, twin children, and American Bulldog named Crush. He also enjoys working on old homes in his spare time.