2002 Outstanding Rural Board Member
has spent the last five years serving his community and school as a School Board member working to improve and support the Kingsville R-I School District. Even before his election to the school board, Mr. McCloud was a strong supporter . . .
2002 Outstanding Rural Building Administrator
has dedicated more than 30 years of his life to the education of America's youth at the Cole Camp R-I School District. Beginning as a classroom instructor and then moving to the position of High School Principal. Mr. Smart has the . . .
2002 Outstanding Rural District Administrator
W. Ray Shoaf
is currently the Superintendent of Scott County Central School District near Sikeston, MO. Mr. Shoaf is completing his twenty-second year as the superintendent. His professional career includes serving as a fifth grader instructor . . .
2002 Outstanding Rural Elementary Teacher
has been a member of the Kings City R-I School District for the past 18 years. Mrs. Shifflet's commitment to her professional area of art instruction as well as her desire to work towards district-established goals has been astounding. . . .
2002 Outstanding Rural Secondary Teacher
is currently the secondary science instructor with the Crest Ridge R-VII School District in Centerview, Missouri. For the past 38 years, Mrs. Peaslee has practiced her craft of nourishing the education of children. Always the . . .
2002 Outstanding Rural Support Staff Member
is currently the secretary to the Superintendent as well as the school district bookkeeper. A position she has held for the last 22 years. "Shining Star," "the glue," "good friend," "caring individual," and "loyality" are words . . .