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    Mr. Kevin Creighton, McCulloch Elementary Principal
     

    Creighton Hello and welcome to McCulloch Elementary! My name is Kevin Creighton and I joined the great team at Republic in 2020 as Principal of McCulloch Elementary. Previously I have spent the last seven years working in the Dent-Phelps R-III School district where I taught middle school science before transitioning to serve as the PK-8 Principal for four years. I received my Bachelors degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology, where I majored in Science Education and graduated with honors. I later received my Masters in Educational Administration from Southwest Baptist University, where I graduated in 2016. 

    Mr. Creighton is married and has three dogs that keep him and his wife entertained on a daily basis. I love spending time with my wife, family, and friends. I am very active in my local church where I help serve in music ministry, and I also volunteer extensively with the Missouri Boys State Program each summer, helping one thousand of Missouri’s youth learn about government, leadership, and civics through a hands on, interactive summer camp approach. I love spending time in the gym, and will always take a chance to enjoy a good book whenever possible.

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Mrs. Camie Lyons, McCulloch Elementary Assistant Principal
     
     
    Camie Lyons Mrs. Camie Lyons is in her second year as McCulloch's Assistant Principal. Mrs. Lyons was a 5th grade teacher in the Republic School District for the seven years. She grew up in Springfield, Missouri and attended Missouri State University where she obtained her undergraduate degree in elementary education. After a few years of teaching, she pursued her master's degree in educational administration, which was completed in the spring of 2017.
    During her time as a teacher in Republic, Mrs. Lyons has served on our district Curriculum Development Committees and on the McCulloch Staff Lighthouse Team. In addition, for the last two years she has had the opportunity to partner with Missouri State University to supervise year-long student teachers placed at McCulloch Elementary.
    Mrs. Lyons is married to her high school sweetheart and they have two kids, Ellyott (6), and Greyson (2). Ellyott will be in First Grade at McCulloch this year. Her family loves to spend time outdoors, and they spend their summers on camping trips and vacations. She is an avid reader and loves to curl up on the couch with a great book.